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Sep 17, 2017

This week Al is joined by author Adam Federman. His new book; Fasting and Feasting chronicles the life and times of food writer and visionary Patience Gray.

Sep 10, 2017

The United States Constitution has been amended 27 times since its 1788 ratification, but author and law professor Sanford Levinson makes the reasonable and compelling case that further revision will make it even more efficient and just. Is that even possible?

Aug 13, 2017
Sep 3, 2017

This week on the "The Public Eye" Al speaks with MIT professor and author Thomas Kochan about his new book; "Shaping the Future of Work". Can American workers find gainful employment and happiness in the years to come. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30.

Aug 27, 2017

In his new book "STANTON"  New York Times bestselling author Walter Stahr , tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union.

Aug 6, 2017

2,000 arrests, 100 off-duty arrests, 6,000 assists, 15 shootings, 4 kills. These are not the performance statistics of an entire NYPD unit.

Jul 23, 2017

Humility Is The New Smart, is a book about human excellence – how human beings can excel at the skills that smart machines and smart robots will not be able to do well in the next few decades.

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.

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