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Mar 30, 2014

The Greatest Generation gave voice to our nations founding principles. Freedom from want and from fear. Freedom of speech and religion. In the name of the Four Freedoms they fought the Great Depression. In the name of the Four Freedoms they defeated the Axis powers.

Mar 23, 2014

Molly Chester knows a thing or two about  traditional foods. Her new book BACK TO BUTTER  shows readers how to find and cook with traditional foods and cut the processed, chemical-laden products for good.

Mar 16, 2014

Why do the Founding Fathers get all the credit? Journalist and bestselling author Cokie Roberts went to all-girls schools from K-12 then to college at Wellesley. In spite of this, she knew next to nothing about the role women played in the Revolution.

Mar 9, 2014

For years nicotine has been the number one culprit in tobacco and tobacco related illness. Now a new studie reveals that this notorious stimulant may enhance learning and help treat Parkinson's, schizophrenia and other neurological diseases. Is this possible?

Mar 2, 2014

When she moved to Barrington, Rhode Island, Andrea Caesar was an active, happy, vivacious ten-year-old who loved to play kickball and hang from the monkey bars. A year later, Andrea had trouble catching her breath while running, was plagued by migraines, and battled constant muscle aches.

Feb 23, 2014

Every day we bombarded by a series of facts and figures better known as the leading indicators. But just what do these so called indicators represent and should we the public trust them? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by author and money manager Zachary Karabell.

Feb 16, 2014

In his new book "The Antidote" author Barry Werth takes us on a unprecedented access to Vertex and its founder, Josh Boger, to tell the story of how the company went from a cash-starved startup to one of the great triumphs of American innovation and revolutionized the drug industry.

Feb 9, 2014

Recently Gov.  Deval Patrick announced a plan to make the electric grid more resilient.   The plan sounds engaging but what happens if the grid goes down? Tune in this Sunday evening when Al is joined by Dr.

Jan 26, 2014

Maria Shriver's annual report on the economic status on women has been met with criticism.With a focus on financial insecurity, The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, co-sponsored by the Center for American Progress, pushes government-centered policy p

Jan 19, 2014

Sexting became a popular word with Anthony Weiner and fodder for late-night comedians. Yet in the world of the selfie, numerous people are now doing sexting. A recent study showed that large numbers of teenagers are doing sexting.

Jan 12, 2014

Is law enforcement too quick to use deadly force? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by former police office and now attorney Lance Lorusso.

Jan 5, 2014

The A&E network's decision to return Phil Robertson to the "Duck Dynasty" show has both critics and fans. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with Chris Stone founder of Faith Driven Consumer.

Dec 29, 2013

Americans and their natural resources are waging war with one another. But our culture seldom connects these problems to America’s large, rapidly expanding population growth. Is population growth directly related to a breakdown of our eco-system?

Dec 15, 2013

 

Dec 8, 2013

This week Al is joined by Tina Zlody co-Director of StArt On The Street. This holiday season they are bringing together 125 craftspeople for a day long event at Union Station in Worcester, MA.

Dec 1, 2013

This week Al speaks with bestselling author Bob Drury about his new book: "The Heart of Everything That Is". The story uncovers the life of the great Sioux chief Red Cloud who was the only Plains Indian chief to defeat the United States Army.

Nov 24, 2013

This week Al is joined by New York Times White House Correspondent Peter Baker.

Nov 10, 2013

In his new book "Countdown" best selling author Alan Weisman vividly details the burgeoning effects of our cumulative presence. Can overpopulation ever be controlled? Will the earths natural resources be enough to sustain life?

Oct 20, 2013

This November marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of one of America's most beloved presidents. Fifty years later, America's fascination with JFK has not diminished, while many questions still remain.

Sep 29, 2013

In her most recent book:The Inspired Home: Interiors of Deep Beauty  cultural critic and author Karen Bloch opens the door to twenty-five of the most beautiful homes in the world—ones owned by top interior designers, fashion designers, artists, and stylists—to reveal how simple principles borrowe

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Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

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