Monthly Archives: March 2013

Episode #90: Tim Wendel

Tim Wendel (“Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball–and America–Forever”) joins the show. We discuss the 1968 baseball season, Martin Luther King Jr., Robert Kennedy, Denny McLain antics, and the World Baseball Classic. Show Notes: Summer of ’68 can

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Episode #89: Ioan Grillo

Ioan Grillo (“El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency”) joins the show. We discuss the Mexican Drug War, the stunning levels of violence from the cartels, and how some world leaders are reacting to the drug trade. Show Notes: You can

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Episode #88: Alex Kershaw

Alex Kershaw (“The Liberator: One World War II Soldier’s 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau”) joins the show. We discuss the Felix Sparks regiment, different General strategies during the campaign, and the psychological impact

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Episode #87: Walter Stahr

Walter Stahr (“Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man”) joins the show. We discuss Lincoln’s Secretary of State, the 1860 Republican National Convention, the Trent Affair, and an upcoming project. Show Notes: You can purchase Seward wherever books are sold. More information about Walter is available

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