In his new book Invisible Armies noted historian and best selling author Max Boot describes the epic history of guerrilla warfare from ancient times to the present. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 PM when Al speaks with Boot about the way we wage war.
This week Al speaks with award winning author Fred Kaplan about his new book, "The Insurgents". In it Kaplan tells a compelling story of General David Petraeus and the new model of applying American military power. Tune in at 10:30 this Sunday evening to hear this compelling story.
The "Jennie Johnson" was the only ship fleeing the Irish potato famine to arrive in America safely with all of it's passengers. How did a wooden vessel powered only by wind and lacking adequate food and medicine make it to America without loosing a single human life?
Did you know that 1 in 4 women in the United States will become a sexual assault victim? Just how can young high school and college age women protect themselves from potential predators? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al's guest will be Dallas Jessup, founder of "Just Yell Fire" .
In the world of wine, the Mondavi name is highly respected. For generations members of the Mondavi family have cultivated and advanced the notion of making high quality wine from the mother natures bounty. This week Al is joined by Peter Mondavi of Charles Krug winery in Napa California.
For millions of people, sharks have always been something to fear. So why do we obsess over these mesmerizing and mysterious creatures? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by veteran Washington Post columnist, Juliet Eilperin.
This week on The Public Eye, Al speaks with author and historian Alexander Tsesis about his new book: "For Liberty And Equality". Tsesis argues that the Declaration of Independence continues to play a crucial role in shaping America.
It is estimated that more than 39% of all adults ages 18 to 34 live their parents or moved back temporarily in recent years. This is a trend that could have serious consequences for the physical and financial needs of parents across the country.
During the 1960's protest songs were fairly common. Bob Dylan, Country Joe and Barry McGuire all set their political feelings to music. This week Al Is joined by New England singer and songwriter Craig Smith.
June 14 marked the official kickoff for "World Blood Donor Day" and across the US the demand for blood is a vital component in helping to save lives. Tune in this Sunday evening when Al is joined by Tony Casina, Worldwide Marketing Manager for Immunohemotology, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics.
For 21 years retired U.S. Army Colonel Douglas Lising took orders from the United States government. But, he signed up for that. What he didn't sign up for was a Federal Government that constantly oversteps it's bounds to interfere in state sovereignty and individual freedoms.
In his latest book Watergate, author Thomas Mallon does a remarkable job of retelling the story of the Watergate scandal. Through a kaleidoscope of characters Mallon points out the highs and lows of the scandal as well as the comedic tragedy that was the Nixon administration.
The Robert Talbott vineyards in California boast some five hundred acres of grape vines. The Talbott name is synonomous with high end end neckwear but owner Robert Talbott found his true passion in winemaking.
This weeks Al is joined by former Entertainment chief for ABC, Steve McPherson. While at ABC he oversaw such hit shows as Grey's Anatomy, Dancing With The Stars and Ugly Betty. Since that time he has pursued his passion and love for wine.
In the world of wine the name Paul Hobbs is highly regarded. Not only as a top notch winemaker but as a world renown wine consultant.
This week Al's guest is celebrity restaurateur Joe Bastianich, who along with his partner Mario Batali, have re-defined the restaurant industry. Tune in this Sunday evening as Joe Bastianich talks about his passion for food and the delicious secrets of the restaurant business.
This week Al's guest is Warren Littlefield the former President of NBC Entertainment. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 for an irresistible insiders account of the greatest era in television history.
Few US companies will change their corporate culture simply because it is the "right thing to do." Change in corporate cultures come about because of a compelling business reason to do so, and every workplaces is at that critical point.
While the Supreme Court hears arguments regarding the President's Health Insurance Mandate. Others believe the final decision will ultimately define Barack Obama's Presidency.
How important is it to preserve for public use, properties of scenic, historic and ecological value in Massachusetts? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with Leigh Rae about the ongoing efforts of the Trustees of Reservations.
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A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.
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