In his new book, "The Rule Of Nobody" bestselling author and commentator Philip K. Howard tells us why government doesn't work and leader's don't lead. As a lone crusader for common sense he argues that no human has the authority to roll his or her sleeves up and fix it. Could this be true?
In his new book :"SCALIA" law professor and author Bruce Allen Murphy takes a hard look at one of the most dazzling and polarizing jurists on the Supreme Court. Above all he examines the inevitably murky relationship between judicial decision making and religious devotion.
Duke Ellington captured Manhattan during one of the most exciting and celebrated eras in our history: the Jazz Age. Radio, tabloid newspapers, and movies with sound appeared. The silver screen took over Times Square as Broadway became America's movie mecca.
Husband and wife team John and Lane Giguiere founded Matchbook Wine company of California in 2004. Since then the journey has led them to produce their flagship wine, Tinto Rey. In addition to wine the Giguiere's also produce a wonderful virgin olive oil.
When it comes to speaking out about violence against women and girls, men need to step it up. So says Women Thrive Worldwide the Washington based organization that has been front and center on many issues affecting women and young girls across the globe.
Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with author and educator Joel Best. He talks about the current student loan mess and how many of todays college graduates may never get out of debt. As Best describes it, "good intentions with terrible results".
Former professional baseball player Bill Denehey still recalls the ill-fated slider to Willie Mays, during which he injured his shoulder, that changed the trajectory of his career and life.
It took roughly three weeks for the U.S. to announce some concrete action to help bring back the more than 270 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by terrorist militants. The International Violence Against Women Act would compel a more immediate and effective response.
This week Al is joined by best selling author and Naval historian Craig Symonds.
Is the art of letter writing or writing in general a thing of the past? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with bestselling author Nina Sankovitch.
In the new book, GENDER INTELLIGENCE, the forces that create the current condition of gender inequality are revealed for the first time. This has led to a shift in thinking about the issue.
John Wayne was one of Hollywood’s most famous and most successful actors, but he was more than that. He became a symbol of America itself. He epitomized the Western film, which for many people felt symbolized America.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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