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Feb 11, 2018

This week Al is joined by Linda Nathan founder of the Boston Arts Academy and author of the new book; WHEN GRIT ISNT ENOUGH. In it she details how poverty and inequality thwart the college experience for many. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 to hear the entire broadcast.

Feb 4, 2018

How did a small, provincial Jewish sect called Christianity convert the mighty pagan Roman Empire?

Jan 28, 2018

The other great Renaissance of black culture, influence, and glamour burst forth joyfully in what may seem an unlikely place-Pittsburgh, PA-from the 1920s through the 1950s.Today black Pittsburgh is known as the setting for August Wilson's famed plays about noble but doomed working-class stri

Jan 14, 2018

For more than four hundred years, the Eastern European border town of Buczacz—today part of Ukraine—was home to a highly diverse citizenry. It was here that Poles, Ukrainians, and Jews all lived side by side in relative harmony.

Jan 7, 2018

We stand at the threshold of another major leap in what the written word can do, as a growing population intersects with an explosive new technology. The written word is once again transformed and the possibilities are endless. So says Harvard professor and author  Martin Puchner.

Dec 31, 2017

Youth for Community Improvement is a teen oriented program whereby young people are empowered to make decisions as to where funding for youth based programs in and around Worcester county will go.

Dec 24, 2017

Is democracy as we know it dead? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by activist and author Adam Eichen to talk about his new book: Daring Democracy. His take is that big money and influence are distorting the image of what a democratic society should look like.

Dec 24, 2017

Is democracy as we know it dead? Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al is joined by activist and author Adam Eichen to talk about his new book: Daring Democracy. His take is that big money and influence are distorting the image of what a democratic society should look like.

Dec 17, 2017

In his new book; President McKinley acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley, whose low place in the presidential rankings does not reflect his enduring accomplishments and the stamp he put on the country’s future role in t

Dec 10, 2017

Why has John Quincy Adams been largely written out of American history when he is, in fact, our lost Founding Father?

Dec 3, 2017

Described as an easy, instant, and anonymous worldwide payment system, Bitcoin has been steadily growing in popularity since it's introduction to the public in early 2009.

Nov 26, 2017

In the fall of 1941, mysterious letters appeared in the mailboxes of a select group of young women attending the Seven Sister colleges.

Nov 12, 2017

This weeks Al takes a look at America's segregated school system. Is there a growing inequality that is undercutting the educational system?

Nov 5, 2017

This November marks 45 years since President John F. Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas, Texas. Since that time there has been no shortage of conspiracy theories.

Oct 29, 2017

This week Al is joined by author Joe Hagan as he talks about his new book Sticky Fingers, the life and times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stome Magazine. Tune in at 10:30 PM for a very interesting discussion.

Oct 22, 2017

Suzanne Spaak was born into a prosperous Belgian family, and married into the country’s leading political family. She and her husband Claude, a playwright and patron of the painter René Magritte, enjoyed a life of luxury in Paris—until the Nazi occupation.

Oct 15, 2017

For more than twenty years John Ford and John Wayne were a blockbuster Hollywood team, turning out many of the finest Western films ever made.

Oct 8, 2017

Deanna Wallace, Staff Counsel with Americans United for Life, testified before the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health earlier last week asking that they reject S.1225 - a bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide. Has the time come for assisted suicide?

Oct 1, 2017

This week Al speaks with noted historian and Stanford educator Richard White about his new book; The Republic For Which It Stands. A deeply researched and passionate look at America from reconstruction to the gilded era (1865-1896). The parallels form that period to today are quite striking.

Sep 24, 2017

Windfall is the boldest profile of the world’s energy resources since Daniel Yergin’s The Quest. Harvard professor and former Washington policymaker Meghan L. O’Sullivan reveals how fears of energy scarcity have given way to the reality of energy abundance.

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