This week Al is joined by author and educator Gary Scott Smith. His new book "Religion In The Oval Office" provides a comprehensive examination of the inseparable and history shaping relationship between faith and the American presidency.
Cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth were arguably two women who moved in powerful circles throughout their lives. Eleanor the liberal do-gooder and Alice the acid tongue conservative couldn't have been any different yet their lives had many parallels.
One of the biggest art heists in American history took place right here in Massachusetts in 1990 at the Isabella Gardner Museum in Boston. Since that time authorities have made no arrests and leads have been few and far between. Will this case ever be solved?
According to experts the world population is closing in on 7 billion. At the same time the earths resources are only enough to care for 2-3 billion. How critical of a problem is this and what is being done to change it?
Current immigration levels—the highest in U.S. history—undermine efforts to achieve a more economically just and ecologically sustainable society. So says Colorado State University professor and author, Phil Cafaro.
West Points class of 1915 remains one of the most famous. It was the year in which the stars fell on West Point as both Dwight Eisenhower and Omar Bradley graduated to become great leaders. That year also so 40% of it's graduates attain the rank of General.
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?
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.
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