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Mar 26, 2024

Today we have a conversation with Audrey Birnbaum, doctor turned author, as she shares her father's remarkable tale of survival and resilience. In 'American Wolf,' we uncover the astonishing story of a man who escaped Nazi Germany, only to return as an American spy. Audrey's engaging storytelling and fascinating family...


Mar 19, 2024

Today we unravel the lingering questions surrounding one of the deadliest fires in New York history with Marlie Wasserman, author of "Inferno on Fifth." What started the blaze that destroyed an entire city block and left 100+ dead on St. Patrick's Day 1899? Why was the true cause never determined? Marlie offers her take...


Mar 12, 2024

Join us for a ride through America's untamed wilderness with Ruby McConnell, author of the book "Wilderness and the American Spirit." In this episode, we uncover the hidden histories and unsung heroes that shaped our nation's vast landscapes, from the intrepid Applegate brothers to the controversial...


Mar 5, 2024

Today we're joined by true crime author Dean Jobb, who brings historical misdeeds to life with a focus on narrative over sensationalism. We discuss his notable works, including "The Empire of Deception" and his insights into crafting engaging nonfiction. Dean also shares his journey from journalism to authorship and...