In her new book BLACK EDGE best selling author Sheelah Kolhatkar takes readers inside the government’s aggressive pursuit of Steven Cohen and the employees of his company SAC Capital, and raises urgent and troubling questions about the power and wealth of those who sit at the pinnacle
This week Al speaks with Boston based author and historian Susan Quinn about her best selling new book: Eleanor and Hick, the revealing story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok. This intimate relationship was both unusual and riveting.
At the end of his second term, George Washington surprised Americans by publishing his Farewell message in a newspaper.
In 2014, James Hamblin launched a series of videos for The Atlantic called “If Our Bodies Could Talk.” With it, the doctor-turned-journalist established himself as a seriously entertaining authority in the field of health.
Civilianized is a new memoir by young Iraq war veteran, Michael Anthony who is from Massachusetts. This book is not only important (it tackles issues of Veteran suicide, PTSD, drug abuse, and alcoholism) but it is a poignant, sometimes funny, and a great read.
In his new book "War Against War" best selling author and historian Michael Kazin tells the story of Americans who tried to stop their nation from fighting in one of history’s most destructive wars and then were hounded by the government when they refused to back
NY Times best-selling author Jeanne Marie Laskas author of HIDDEN AMERICA, the people who make this country work will be Al's guest this Sunday evening at 10:30.
In her new book EIGHT FLAVORS, food historian, Sarah Lohman sets out on a journey through history to uncover the eight flavors that have come to define the ever-changing palate of American cuisine: black pepper, vanilla, chili powder, curry powder, soy sauce, garlic, MSG, and Sriracha.
Over the past decade or so a mysterious phenomenon has begun to wreak havoc on once-healthy bee colonies. According to experts this is having a major impact on our agricultural industry which to a large extent depends of bees for pollination.
In 1906, from atop a snow-swept hill in the ice fields northwest of Greenland, hundreds of miles from another human being, Commander Robert E. Peary spotted a line of mysterious peaks looming in the distance.
Recently the Obama administration announced it will exclude the Arctic Ocean from oil and gas leasing for the next five years. Is this a win for the environment or another political overture?
Former Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell was the primary architect of the 1998 Good Friday Agreement for peace in Northern Ireland, the ups and downs of which he addressed in his 2015 memoir The Negotiator. A little more than a decade later, Mitchell served as U.S.
The FBI has a lack of women in leadership roles within the Bureau. Is this just the latest in a string of controversial issues facing the bureau?
In his new book PEARL HARBOR, best selling author Craig Nelson provides a comprehensive and dramatic retelling of the attack on Pearl Harbor from both the American and Japanese perspectives. From journal and diary entries by FDR, U.S.
Boston is world famous for medical care with thousands of people flying into the state for medical attention, but did you know that Boston is also a hotspot for plastic surgery? When people think of traveling for plastic surgery, they typically think of Beverly Hills, NYC, and Korea, howeve
Ike’s Gamble is a finely researched, unconventional account of America’s role in the Suez Crisis.
As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews.
In True Believer: Stalin’s Last American Spy award-winning journalist and best-selling author Kati Marton tells Noel Field’s full story for the first time. Field, once a well-meaning and privileged American, spied for Stalin during the 1930s and ’40s.
As the crack epidemic swept across inner-city America in the early 1980s, the streets of Baltimore were crime ridden. For poor kids from the housing projects, the future looked bleak.
Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children.
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