Charles Stephen reviews, "Washington's Revolution: the Making of America's First Leader" by Michael Middlekauff.
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February 23, 2016
February 17, 2016
Renowned naturalist and wetland bird expert, Professor Paul Johnsgard joins Pat Leach to discuss his latest book, "A Chorus of Cranes". As the spring migration begins, Paul will talk about Nebraska's unique Platte River and its important role as a wetland refuge for wildlife.
February 10, 2016
Guest reviewer Carl Eskridge looks at "Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Eric Larson. The politics, war and technology leading up to the sinking of the luxury liner in 1915 by a German submarine.
February 4, 2016
"Prudence" by David Treuer a novel of World War Two that explores the complications of race, class, and gender when blame for a tragedy is misplaced
January 26, 2016
Guest reviewer Charles Stephen, looks at "The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio."
January 20, 2016
Host Pat Leach welcomes Lacey Losh who will share her experience running a "Little Free Library" out of her front yard. She's also published a new coloring book that adults can enjoy.
January 13, 2016
Guest reviewer Marlene Cupp looks at "Nature of the Beast" the latest installment in Louise Penny's mystery series set in a small Canadian town.
January 6, 2016
"Blood Royal" by Eric Jager a true-crime story dating back to 1407. When the brother of the French king was murdered in the streets of Paris, one of history's first detectives followed the clues into a political hornet's nest.
December 18, 2015
Host Pat Leach tells how a special book, passed down several generations, comes alive each Christmas when family gather together to read to each other.
December 15, 2015
"The Birth of the Pill" by Jonathan Eig, a social and scientific history of the creation of the birth control pill in the 1950's.