My Conversation With Jan Stocklassa, Author Of The Man Who Played With Fire: Stieg Larsson’s Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin

Click Here To Listen Jan Stocklassa “A fascinating ‘creative nonfiction’ account of the greatest unsolved mystery in Swedish history.” —Wall Street Journal “It’s more than just a thrilling book…There’s a lot of evidence that points to an international conspiracy.” —CBS This Morning Saturday The author of the Millennium novels laid out the clues. Now a journalist is following them. When Stieg Larsson died, the author of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo had been working on a true mystery that out-twisted his Millennium novels: the assassination on February 28, 1986, of Olof Palme, the Swedish prime minister. It was the first time in history that a head of state had been murdered without a clue [...]

By |October 8th, 2019|History|Comments Off on My Conversation With Jan Stocklassa, Author Of The Man Who Played With Fire: Stieg Larsson’s Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin

My Conversation With David Schiller, Author Of Guitar: The World’s Most Seductive Instrument

Click Here To Listen David Schiller Celebrate the significance, the magic, and the mojo of the world’s most seductive instrument. An obsessive, full-color book presented in an irresistible slipcase, Guitar features 200 instruments in stunning detail. Here are icons, like Prince’s Yellow Cloud, Willie Nelson’s “Trigger,” Muddy Water’s Thunderbird, and “Rocky,” lovingly hand-painted by its owner, George Harrison. Historic instruments—Fender’s Broadcaster, Les Paul’s “Log,” the Gibson Nick Lucas Special, the very first artist model. Hand-carved archtops, pinnacles of the luthier’s art, from John D’Angelico to Ken Parker. Stunning acoustics from a new wave of women builders, like Rosie Heydenrych of England, who’s known to use 5,000-year-old wood retrieved from a peat bog. And quirky one-of-a-kind [...]

By |October 2nd, 2019|History, Music|Comments Off on My Conversation With David Schiller, Author Of Guitar: The World’s Most Seductive Instrument

My Conversation With Andrew Gross, Author Of The Fifth Column

Click Here To Listen Andrew Gross-The Fifth Column “One of the best historical thriller authors in the business... [A] stellar novel.” —Associated Press #1 New York Times bestselling author of The One Man Andrew Gross once again delivers a tense, stirring thriller of a family torn apart set against the backdrop of a nation plunged into war. February, 1939. Europe teeters on the brink of war. In New York City, twenty-two thousand cheering Nazi supporters pack Madison Square Garden for a raucous, hate-filled rally. In a Hell’s Kitchen bar, Charles Mossman is reeling from the loss of his job and the demise of his marriage when a group draped in Nazi flags barges in. Drunk, [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Fiction, German, History, Jewish, Military, Nazi, Thriller, War, World War|Comments Off on My Conversation With Andrew Gross, Author Of The Fifth Column

My Conversation With James Lacey, Author Of The Washington War: FDR’s Inner Circle And The Politics Of Power That Won World War II

Click Here To Listen The Office Of The Citizen-James Lacey To Learn More Visit TuneIn.Com: The Office Of The Citizen Twitter: OfficeCitizen1 Instagram: TheOfficeOfTheCitizenDotCom Facebook: DrAlvin.Com. https://www.GoFundMe.com/The-Office-Of-The-Citizen Have the best day ever! A Team of Rivals for World War II—the inside story of how FDR and the towering personalities around him waged war in the corridors of Washington, D.C., to secure ultimate victory on the battlefields of Europe and the Pacific. The Washington War is the story of how the Second World War was fought and won in the capital’s halls of power—and how the United States, which in December 1941 had a nominal army and a decimated naval fleet, was able in only thirty [...]

By |June 6th, 2019|Biography, Government, History, Military, Politics, Travel, War|Comments Off on My Conversation With James Lacey, Author Of The Washington War: FDR’s Inner Circle And The Politics Of Power That Won World War II

My Conversation With Julian Smith, Author Of Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, The World’s Greatest Rodeo, And A Hidden History Of The American West

Click Here To Listen Julian Smith-Aloha Rodeo Set in Hawaii in aftermath of its annexation by the United States and in Wyoming during the twilight of the "Wild West," Aloha Rodeo uncovers the hidden history of the native Hawaiians who challenged the West's greatest cowboys—and returned home American legends. "An inspiring and impeccably crafted story of against-all-odds triumph. I loved this book, truly.” —SIMON WINCHESTER “Wolman and Smith’s masterful Aloha Rodeo is like uncovering a beautiful fresco you never knew was there, each turned page revealing another vivid and colorful piece of a true American West story that had lain long buried until now.” —SALLY JENKINS In August 1908, three unknown riders arrived in Cheyenne, [...]

By |May 31st, 2019|Animals, History, Sports|Comments Off on My Conversation With Julian Smith, Author Of Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, The World’s Greatest Rodeo, And A Hidden History Of The American West

My Conversation With Charles Lane, Author Freedom’s Detective: The Secret Service, The Ku Klux Klan And The Man Who Masterminded America’s First War On Terror

Click Here To Listen Charles Lane To Learn More Visit TuneIn.Com: The Office Of The Citizen Twitter: OfficeCitizen1 Instagram: TheOfficeOfTheCitizenDotCom Facebook: DrAlvin.Com. Have the best day ever! "This is a powerful, vitally important story, and Lane brings it to life with not only vast amounts of research but with a remarkable gift for storytelling that makes the pages fly by.” —Candice Millard, author of The River of Doubt and Hero of the Empire Freedom’s Detective reveals the untold story of the Reconstruction-era United States Secret Service and their battle against the Ku Klux Klan, through the career of its controversial chief, Hiram C. Whitley In the years following the Civil War, a new battle began. [...]

By |May 23rd, 2019|African Americans, History, Uncategorized|Comments Off on My Conversation With Charles Lane, Author Freedom’s Detective: The Secret Service, The Ku Klux Klan And The Man Who Masterminded America’s First War On Terror

My Conversation With Daniel Okrent, Author Of The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics And The Law That Kept Two Generations Of Jews, Italians, And Other European Immigrants Out Of America

Click Here To Listen Daniel Okrent By the widely celebrated New York Times bestselling author of Last Call—the powerful, definitive, and timely account of how the rise of eugenics helped America close the immigration door to “inferiors” in the 1920s. A forgotten, dark chapter of American history with implications for the current day, The Guarded Gate tells the story of the scientists who argued that certain nationalities were inherently inferior, providing the intellectual justification for the harshest immigration law in American history. Brandished by the upper class Bostonians and New Yorkers—many of them progressives—who led the anti-immigration movement, the eugenic arguments helped keep hundreds of thousands of Jews, Italians, and other unwanted groups out of [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|Government, History, Jewish|Comments Off on My Conversation With Daniel Okrent, Author Of The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics And The Law That Kept Two Generations Of Jews, Italians, And Other European Immigrants Out Of America

My Conversation With Randall Sullivan, Author Of The Curse Of Oak Island: The Story Of The World’s Longest Treasure Hunt

Click Here To Listen Randall Sullivan From longtime Rolling Stone contributing editor and journalist Randall Sullivan, The Curse of Oak Island explores the curious history of Oak Island and the generations of individuals who have tried and failed to unlock its secrets. In 1795, a teenager discovered a mysterious circular depression in the ground on Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada, and ignited rumors of buried treasure. Early excavators uncovered a clay-lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with wooden platforms, but when they reached a depth of ninety feet, water poured into the shaft and made further digging impossible. Since then the mystery of Oak Island’s “Money Pit” has enthralled generations of treasure hunters, [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|History|Comments Off on My Conversation With Randall Sullivan, Author Of The Curse Of Oak Island: The Story Of The World’s Longest Treasure Hunt

My Conversation With Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, Author Of They Were Her Property: White Women As Slave Owners In The American South

Click Here To Listen Stephanie E Jones Rogers A bold and searing investigation into the role of white women in the American slave economy Bridging women’s history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave‑owning women were sophisticated economic actors who directly engaged in and benefited from the South’s slave market. Because women typically inherited more slaves than land, enslaved people were often their primary source of wealth. Not only did white women often refuse to cede ownership of their slaves to their husbands, they [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|African Americans, History, Law, Women|Comments Off on My Conversation With Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, Author Of They Were Her Property: White Women As Slave Owners In The American South

My Conversation Christina Proenza-Coles, Author Of American Founders: How People Of African Descent Established Freedom In The New World

Click Here To Listen Christina Proenza-Coles American Founders reveals men and women of African descent as key protagonists in the story of American democracy. It chronicles how black people developed and defended New World settlements, undermined slavery, and championed freedom throughout the hemisphere from the sixteenth thorough the twentieth centuries. While conventional history tends to reduce the roles of African Americans to antebellum slavery and the civil rights movement, in reality African residents preceded the English by a century and arrived in the Americas in numbers that far exceeded European migrants up until 1820. Afro-Americans were omnipresent in the founding and advancement of the Americas, and recurrently outnumbered Europeans at many times and places, from [...]

By |March 19th, 2019|African Americans, Biography, Civil Rights, History|Comments Off on My Conversation Christina Proenza-Coles, Author Of American Founders: How People Of African Descent Established Freedom In The New World