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Jul 16, 2017

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, a blistering account of corporate greed and impunity, and the reckless, often anemic response from the Department of Justice. Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008?

Jul 2, 2017

The life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon—the neglected architect of the Information Age, whose insights stand behind every computer built, email sent, video streamed, and webpage loaded.

Jun 25, 2017

A college education nowadays can easily exceed the cost of a house, but it differs from real estate in at least one important way: it’s not all about “location, location, location.” College is rendered worthwhile or inadequate not by the name at the top of the diploma, argues ed

Jun 18, 2017

In her new book; Democracy In Chains bestselling author and educator Nancy MacLean paints a vivid exposé of the right’s relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, and change the Constitution.

Jun 11, 2017

This week Al is joined by Stonehill College professor and author Corey Dolgon. In his new book; Kill It To Save It he exposes the dark side of Capitalism and how it has overtaken the US. Dolfon argues that conservatize ideals have torn this country apart.

Jun 4, 2017

This week host  Al Vuona is joined by best selling author and journalist Curtis Wilkie, as he talks about his new book: The Road to Camelot which traces the steps of JFK's political campaign for the presidency.

May 28, 2017

With the death of Muhammad Ali in June, 2016, the media and America in general have remembered a hero, a heavyweight champion, an Olympic gold medalist, an icon, and a man who represents the sheer greatness of America.

May 21, 2017

Living with cancer has both a physical and emotional toll. For many people how to cope is a major challenge. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by Dr. David Ryan of MASS General Hospital.

May 14, 2017

Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the White House, colleges and universities, historical societies, and other esteemed institutions.

May 7, 2017

In the 1950s, a young Indianapolis minister named Jim Jones preached a curious blend of the gospel and Marxism. His congregation was racially integrated, and he was a much-lauded leader in the contemporary civil rights movement.

Apr 30, 2017

Every day in Washington, DC, the blue-and-gold 1st Helicopter Squadron, code-named “MUSSEL,” flies over the Potomac River. As obvious as the presidential motorcade, the squadron is assumed by most people to be a travel perk for VIPs.

Apr 23, 2017

In the 1920s, the Osage found themselves in a unique position among Native Americans tribes.

Apr 16, 2017

In The Destruction of Hillary Clinton author Susan Bordo creates this masterful narrative of the 2016 campaign year and the events that led up to it.

Apr 9, 2017

Carol Weston has been the Dear Carol advice columnist at Girls’ Life for more than two decades. Since 1994, she has been privy to a remarkable behind-the-scenes look at the teen and preteen mind, helping girls navigate problems they may be scared to share with their parents.

Mar 26, 2017

Dogs do so much for us—giving us comfort and love everyday. In the case of Dogs Who Change the World, these hero dogs help people live fuller and richer lives by going above and beyond the call of doggy duty to help them navigate their world.

Mar 19, 2017

Everyone knows that America is 50 states and…some other stuff. Scattered shards in the Pacific and the Caribbean, the not-quite states—American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S.

Mar 12, 2017

In 1986, a shy and intelligent twenty-year-old named Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the forest. He would not have a conversation with another human being until nearly three decades later, when he was arrested for stealing food.

Mar 5, 2017

In 1912, a group of ambitious young men, including future Supreme Court justice Felix Frankfurter and future journalistic giant Walter Lippmann, became disillusioned by the sluggish progress of change in the Taft Administration.

Feb 26, 2017

More than two million students are enrolled in for-profit colleges, from the small family-run operations to the behemoths brandished on billboards, subway ads, and late-night commercials.

Feb 19, 2017

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

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