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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

Sep 8, 2013

It is crucial the we all have an understanding of personal privacy, secrecy, and government law-breaking. This week Al speaks with author  Bill Arkin.

Aug 25, 2013

America has always had periods of confidence, crisis and compromise. But did we handle it any different? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with award winning author and historian Brenda Wineapple.

Aug 18, 2013

In November 2008, a small group of American civilians took their optimism and experience to Afghanistan, then considered America’s “good war.” They were part of the Pentagon’s controversial attempt to bring social science to the battlefield, a program, called the Human Terrain System, that is dri

Aug 4, 2013

More than forty years ago Charles Manson and his mostly female commune killed nine people, among them the pregnant actress Sharon Tate.

Jul 28, 2013


Jul 7, 2013

The rapid acceleration of technology is forever changing the workplace, jobs and future career paths. Will this new technology displace many of todays workers? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with Dr.

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