This week Al speaks with best selling author and historian David O. Stewart about his new book, "Madisons Gift". James Madison is a somewhat forgotten character in American history yet Stewart has resurrected the man in a fine work about his contribution to this nation.
Staff Sergeant Joe Hickman was a loyal member of the armed forces and a proud American patriot. When he re-enlisted after 9/11, he served as a team leader and Sergeant of the Guard in Guantánamo Naval Base. From the moment he arrived at Camp Delta, something was amiss.
Will future wars and conflicts be fought by private mercenaries who are hired by the government? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by military strategist and author Sean McFate.
53% of recent college grads are unemployed or underemployed, yet 3.5 million U.S. jobs remain unfilled. Why?
Did you know the you can file a “whistleblower” case under the "False Claims Act" which allows an insider to file a sealed lawsuit on behalf of the People of the United States against any company or organization that defrauds the government or public at large?
Every year we hear about a war on Christmas and the holidays. We hear that traditional values of the holiday season are under attack by various groups. Some report that more Americans are forgetting the real reason of the season and support this secularization. But is this true?
Social media sites, apps, anything you download or sign up for online has a Terms of Agreement. But, unless you have a lot of free time on your hands odds are you have never read a single one in its entirety.
Will the GOP mid term victories have a negative effect on women's access to reproductive health services? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al discusses the issue with Jennie Wetter of the Population Institute
The 2014 midterm elections are over and the new Congress is gearing up for 2015. Yet before 2015 can begin, the country must still be governed. President Obama seems to be indicating that he will govern by executive orders especially on the issue of immigration.
Did the war on women rhetoric taint voters in the most recent midterm election? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30pm and find out just what voters really thought of this strategy when Al speaks with Charlotte Hays of the IWF, Independent Womens's Forum.
This week Al speaks with Cathy Barrow, home preserving expert and writer of the popular column “Canning Class” for The Washington Post. In her new book, Mrs.
Who says only modern day presidents used the press to their advantage? From his earliest days, Abraham Lincoln devoured newspapers. As he started out in politics he wrote editorials and letters to argue his case. He spoke to the public directly through the press.
According to officials, Ebola can be contained here in the U.S., but the same cannot be said of West Africa. Why should Americans care? Because if Ebola is not stopped soon over there, it’s likely to have a cascading effect, not only claiming more lives, but also destroying entire economies.
Travessia is a micro-winery in downtown New Bedford, Massachusetts. The owner Marco Montez was born in Portugal and learned first hand about wine-making from his grandfather.
Since 1860, the Tenuta Santa Maria winery in Italy has belonged to the Bertani family, and for the past 150 years, they have engaged in the cultivation of vines.
History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. His cause went down in disastrous defeat and left the South impoverished for generations. If that cause had succeeded, it would have torn the United States in two and preserved the institution of slavery.
Beginning in January 1692, Salem Village in colonial Massachusetts witnessed the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft in early America.
In her new book, Reign of Error, former assistant secretary of education Diane Ravitch argues that the crisis in American education is not a crisis of academic achievement but a concerted effort to destroy public schools in this country.
In her new book The Teacher Wars best selling author Dana Goldstein uncovers the surprising roots of hot button issues, from teacher tenure to charter schools, and finds that recent popular ideas to improve schools—instituting merit pay, evaluating teachers by student test scores, rankin
New research tells us that our relationships are critical to our survival. Chatting with friends over a meal or taking a morning walk with a neighbor serve important biological functions. Our era of constant digital connection is also one of increasing social isolation - Facebook depression.
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