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Nov 15, 2013 0

Show 1056 Audiobook Part 1 of 2. Thunder Below!: The USS Barb Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II   by Eugene B. Fluckey

This was a great read. I have included a few stories from this book in these two shows.

You can purchase and download the audiobook on audible or cd's from amazon.

 Overview of book-

The thunderous roar of exploding depth charges was a familiar and comforting sound to the crew members of the USS Barb, who frequently found themselves somewhere between enemy fire and Davy Jones's locker. Under the leadership of her fearless skipper, Captain Gene Fluckey, the Barb sank the greatest tonnage of any American sub in World War II. At the same time, the Barb did far more than merely sink ships - she changed forever the way submarines stalk and kill their prey. This is a gripping adventure chock-full of "you-are-there" moments. Fluckey has drawn on logs, reports, letters, interviews, and a recently discovered illegal diary kept by one of his torpedomen. And in a fascinating twist, he uses archival documents from the Japanese Navy to give its version of events. The unique story of the Barb begins with its men, who had the confidence to become unbeatable. Each team helped develop innovative ideas, new tactics, and new strategies. All strove for personal excellence, and success became contagious. Instead of lying in wait under the waves, the USS Barb pursued enemy ships on the surface, attacking in the swift and precise style of torpedo boats. She was the first sub to use rocket missiles and to creep up on enemy convoys at night, joining the flank escort line from astern, darting in and out as she sank ships up the column. Surface-cruising, diving only to escape, "Luckey Fluckey" relentlessly patrolled the Pacific, driving his boat and crew to their limits. There can be no greater contrast to modern warfare's long-distance, video-game style of battle than the exploits of the captain and crew of the USS Barb, where the sub, out of ammunition, actually rammed an enemy ship until it sank. Thunder Below! is a first-rate, true-life, inspirational story of the courage and heroism of ordinary men under fire.

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The USS Barb was the Navy's most successful submarine in WW II. Operating mainly in the South China Sea, the Formosa Strait and the forever mysterious Sea of Okhotsk, the Barb sank at least 29 Japanese ships and climaxed its final patrol with an audacious commando raid on land during which the crew destroyed a 16-car train. This was the sole U.S. military landing on Japanese soil during the war. Drawing on ship's logs, letters, interviews, diaries and his own memory, Fluckey, a retired rear admiral, reconstructs every attack by and against the sub from its eighth through its 12th and last patrol. This was the 15-month period when he served as the Barb's skipper, winning the Medal of Honor and four Navy Crosses for his daring exploits. Fluckey is a fine writer with a lively, colorful style. His book is packed with action and suspense and is rich in details about the day-today operation of a submarine in combat. Photos. Military Book Club main selection. (Oct.)

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Nov 13, 2013 0

Show 1055 Hanging with the Good

You will greatly increase your chances of happiness if you spend your time with good people. Choose your associates carefully, if you can.

Dennis Prager

 

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Nov 11, 2013 0

Show 1054 The Book of Matt: Hidden Truths About the Murder of Matthew Shepard by Stephen Jimenez

 

What role did crystal meth and other previously underreported factors play in the brutal murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard? The Book of Matt is a page-turning cautionary tale that humanizes and de-mythologizes Matthew while following the evidence where it leads, without regard to the politics that have long attended this American tragedy.

 

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Nov 8, 2013 0

Show 1053 KinderGarden of Eden: How the Modern Liberal Thinks

 by Evan Sayet

 

Evan returns to the place where he first introduced his “Unified Field Theory of Liberalism” to show how the Modern Liberal’s ideology has led the Mainstream Media to have gotten literally every major story of the past sixty years (the whole of the “Modern Liberal era”) not just “wrong” but as wrong as wrong can be; their every “mischaracterization” working to benefit the evil, failed and wrong and undermining the good, right and successful.

 

http://evansayet.com/video/

  

Overview of the Book-

Why the Modern Liberal's thinking leads him to side with evil over good, wrong over right and the behaviors that lead to failure over those that lead to success.

Further extrapolating on the ideas in his wildly popular viral youtube talk to the Heritage Foundation, that has received over 600k hits, Evan Sayet uses his signature wit in this new book to ask thought- provoking questions during these turbulent economic and social times. And he provides the reader with some surprising answers.

 

Andrew Breitbart said that Evan Sayet's Heritage Foundation Speech was 'one of the five most important conservative speeches ever given.' That speech was the foundation for this book.

 

How did the song "Imagine" by John Lennon become the perfect symbol of liberal thinking?

 

Why does Bruce Springsteen dub "pain" as the wages of toil and hard work?

 

What's the Democrats' beef with God?

 

What do they have against the Jews of Israel?

 

Why do they want abortion to be commonplace and frequent?

 

Why does the Modern Liberal -the dominant force in today's Democratic Party and in so much of today's popular culture - seem to always side with evil over good, wrong over right and the behaviors that lead to failure over those that lead to success?

 

Evan Sayet answers those questions and a lot more.

Nov 6, 2013 0

Show 1052 The John Stossel Show  Who's afraid of the government shutdown?

 Who's afraid of the government shutdown? Not Stossel. He'll explain why they should 'just shut it'.

Full Episode (41 min)

Aired on 10/03/2013

 

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Nov 4, 2013 0

Show 1051 Glenn Beck at Values Voter Summit 2013

Published on Oct 12, 2013

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Nov 1, 2013 0

Show 1050 Audiobook Part 2 of 2 The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution.  Kevin R. C. Gutzman (Author)

This is an audio excerpt from the book. Chapters 1-3.

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The Constitution of the United States created a representative republic marked by federalism and the separation of powers. Yet numerous federal judges--led by the Supreme Court--have used the Constitution as a blank check to substitute their own views on hot-button issues such as abortion, capital punishment, and samesex marriage for perfectly constitutional laws enacted by We the People through our elected representatives.

Now, The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to the Constitution shows that there is very little relationship between the Constitution as ratified by the thirteen original states more than two centuries ago and the "constitutional law" imposed upon us since then. Instead of the system of state-level decision makers and elected officials the Constitution was intended to create, judges have given us a highly centralized system in which bureaucrats and appointed--not elected--officials make most of the important policies.

 

In The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, Professor Kevin Gutzman, who holds advanced degrees in both law and American history:

 

* explains how the Constitution was understood by the founders who wrote it and the people who ratified it * follows the Supreme Court as it uses the fig leaf of the Constitution to cover its naked usurpation of the rights and powers the Constitution explicitly reserves to the states and to the people * shows how we slid from the Constitution's republican federal government, with its very limited powers, to an unrepublican "judgeocracy" with limitless powers * reveals how huge swaths of American law and society were remade in the wake of Supreme Court rulings * reveals how the Fourteenth Amendment has been twisted to use the Bill of Rights as a check on state power instead of on federal power, as originally intended * exposes the radical inconsistency between "constitutional law" and the rule of law * contends that the judges who receive the most attention in history books are celebrated for acting against the Constitution rather than for it

 

As Professor Gutzman shows, constitutional law is supposed to apply the Constitution's plain meaning to prevent judges, presidents, and congresses from overstepping their authority. If we want to return to the founding fathers' vision of the Republic, if we want the Constitution enforced in the way it was explained to the people at the time of its ratification, then we have to overcome the "received wisdom" about what constitutional law is. The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to the Constitution is an important step in that direction.

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Oct 30, 2013 1

Show Part 1 of 2 The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution. Kevin R. C. Gutzman (Author)

This is an audio excerpt from the book. Chapters 1-3.

 Purchase audio book from Audible or buy the audio book on cd's from amazon or barnes and nobel then donate it to your local library.

 

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The Constitution of the United States created a representative republic marked by federalism and the separation of powers. Yet numerous federal judges--led by the Supreme Court--have used the Constitution as a blank check to substitute their own views on hot-button issues such as abortion, capital punishment, and samesex marriage for perfectly constitutional laws enacted by We the People through our elected representatives.

Now, The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to the Constitution shows that there is very little relationship between the Constitution as ratified by the thirteen original states more than two centuries ago and the "constitutional law" imposed upon us since then. Instead of the system of state-level decision makers and elected officials the Constitution was intended to create, judges have given us a highly centralized system in which bureaucrats and appointed--not elected--officials make most of the important policies.

 

In The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, Professor Kevin Gutzman, who holds advanced degrees in both law and American history:

 

* explains how the Constitution was understood by the founders who wrote it and the people who ratified it * follows the Supreme Court as it uses the fig leaf of the Constitution to cover its naked usurpation of the rights and powers the Constitution explicitly reserves to the states and to the people * shows how we slid from the Constitution's republican federal government, with its very limited powers, to an unrepublican "judgeocracy" with limitless powers * reveals how huge swaths of American law and society were remade in the wake of Supreme Court rulings * reveals how the Fourteenth Amendment has been twisted to use the Bill of Rights as a check on state power instead of on federal power, as originally intended * exposes the radical inconsistency between "constitutional law" and the rule of law * contends that the judges who receive the most attention in history books are celebrated for acting against the Constitution rather than for it

 

As Professor Gutzman shows, constitutional law is supposed to apply the Constitution's plain meaning to prevent judges, presidents, and congresses from overstepping their authority. If we want to return to the founding fathers' vision of the Republic, if we want the Constitution enforced in the way it was explained to the people at the time of its ratification, then we have to overcome the "received wisdom" about what constitutional law is. The Politically Incorrect Guide(tm) to the Constitution is an important step in that direction.

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Oct 28, 2013 0

Show 1048 The John Stossel Show. The Education Blob fights Innovation

 

The education blob fights innovation, but Stossel and his guests go beyond the blob and find new and different ways that students learn.

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Aired on 09/26/2013

 

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Oct 25, 2013 0

Show 1047 The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate  by Robert D. Kaplan.

Michael Medved talks to the author. 


  Overview of the Book-

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.

 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights, discoveries, and theories of great geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the near and distant past to look back at critical pivots in history and then to look forward at the evolving global scene. Kaplan traces the history of the world’s hot spots by examining their climates, topographies, and proximities to other embattled lands. The Russian steppe’s pitiless climate and limited vegetation bred hard and cruel men bent on destruction, for example, while Nazi geopoliticians distorted geopolitics entirely, calculating that space on the globe used by the British Empire and the Soviet Union could be swallowed by a greater German homeland.
 
Kaplan then applies the lessons learned to the present crises in Europe, Russia, China, the Indian subcontinent, Turkey, Iran, and the Arab Middle East. The result is a holistic interpretation of the next cycle of conflict throughout Eurasia. Remarkably, the future can be understood in the context of temperature, land allotment, and other physical certainties: China, able to feed only 23 percent of its people from land that is only 7 percent arable, has sought energy, minerals, and metals from such brutal regimes as Burma, Iran, and Zimbabwe, putting it in moral conflict with the United States. Afghanistan’s porous borders will keep it the principal invasion route into India, and a vital rear base for Pakistan, India’s main enemy. Iran will exploit the advantage of being the only country that straddles both energy-producing areas of the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. Finally, Kaplan posits that the United States might rue engaging in far-flung conflicts with Iraq and Afghanistan rather than tending to its direct neighbor Mexico, which is on the verge of becoming a semifailed state due to drug cartel carnage.
 
A brilliant rebuttal to thinkers who suggest that globalism will trump geography, this indispensable work shows how timeless truths and natural facts can help prevent this century’s looming cataclysms.

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Oct 18, 2013 0

Show 1045 Ben Shapiro, author of Bullies, speaking at Young Americas Foundation.

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Oct 16, 2013 0

Show 1044 Audio Book excerpt 2- Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Michael B. Oren

 

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In Israel and the West, it is called the Six Day War. In the Arab world, it is known as the June War or, simply, as "the Setback". Never has a conflict so short, unforeseen, and largely unwanted by both sides so transformed the world. The Yom Kippur War, the war in Lebanon, the Camp David accords, the controversy over Jerusalem and Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the intifada, and the rise of Palestinian terror are all part of the outcome of those six days of intense Arab-Israeli fighting in the summer of 1967.Michael B. Oren spotlights all the participants: Arab, Israeli, Soviet, and American, as well as all the world leaders involved in this earth-shaking clash that transformed the world.

 

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6 Day War 1967 War Maps

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/History/67warmaptoc.html

  

Video documentary- Six Day War 1967 - Part 1 of 3

http://youtu.be/H1dbAFH_GVE

 

 Video documentary - 1967 The Six Day War - Tank Battle of the Sinai

http://youtu.be/G02FiZNbZHY

 

Six Day War Comprehensive Timeline

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Six-Day War From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Oct 14, 2013 0

Show1043 Audio Book excerpt 1- Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Michael B. Oren

 

This is an audio excerpt from the audio book.

To download the entire audio book visit Audible.com

Audible is recommended by ACU.

 

In Israel and the West, it is called the Six Day War. In the Arab world, it is known as the June War or, simply, as "the Setback". Never has a conflict so short, unforeseen, and largely unwanted by both sides so transformed the world. The Yom Kippur War, the war in Lebanon, the Camp David accords, the controversy over Jerusalem and Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the intifada, and the rise of Palestinian terror are all part of the outcome of those six days of intense Arab-Israeli fighting in the summer of 1967.Michael B. Oren spotlights all the participants: Arab, Israeli, Soviet, and American, as well as all the world leaders involved in this earth-shaking clash that transformed the world.

 

For maps and additional information visit:

 

6 Day War 1967 War Maps

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/History/67warmaptoc.html

 

Video documentary- Six Day War 1967 - Part 1 of 3

http://youtu.be/H1dbAFH_GVE

  

Video documentary - 1967 The Six Day War - Tank Battle of the Sinai

http://youtu.be/G02FiZNbZHY

 

Six Day War Comprehensive Timeline

http://www.sixdaywar.co.uk/timeline.htm

 

Six-Day War From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six-Day_War

Oct 11, 2013 0

Show 1042 Gulag: A History. To understand the Soviet Union, and American foreign policy in the post-War II era

Dennis Prager talks to Washington Post columnist, Anne Applebaum. Her new book, now in paper back, is Gulag: A History. To understand the Soviet Union, and American foreign policy in the post-War II era, one must understand this subject.

 Book Description-

The Gulag--a vast array of Soviet concentration camps that held millions of political and criminal prisoners--was a system of repression and punishment that terrorized the entire society, embodying the worst tendencies of Soviet communism. In this magisterial and acclaimed history, Anne Applebaum offers the first fully documented portrait of the Gulag, from its origins in the Russian Revolution, through its expansion under Stalin, to its collapse in the era of glasnost. Applebaum intimately re-creates what life was like in the camps and links them to the larger history of the Soviet Union. Immediately recognized as a landmark and long-overdue work of scholarship, Gulag is an essential book for anyone who wishes to understand the history of the twentieth century.


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Show 1041  Emily Gets Her Gun: ...But Obama Wants to Take Yours by Emily Miller

 

In the wake of tragic shootings in Newtown and Aurora, the anti-gun lobby has launched a campaign of lies, distortion, misrepresentation, and emotional manipulation that is breathtaking in its vitriol and its denial of basic facts. Their goal is to take away our Second Amendment rights and then disarm law-abiding Americans.

 

Emily Miller tells her personal story of how being a single, female victim of a home invasion drove her to try to obtain a legally registered gun in Washington, D.C. The narrative—sometimes shocking, other times hilarious in its absurdity—gives the reader a real life understanding of how gun-control laws only make it more difficult for honest, law-abiding people to get guns, while violent crime continues to rise.

 

Using facts and newly uncovered research, Miller exposes the schemes politicians

on Capitol Hill, in the White House, and around the country are using to deny people their Second Amendment rights. She exposes the myths that gun grabbers and liberal media use to get new laws passed that infringe on our right to keep and bear arms.

 

The gun rights debate isn’t just about firearms. It’s about protecting a fundamental right that is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. It’s about politicians who lie, manipulate, and outright break existing laws to get what they want. It’s about President Obama wanting a bigger federal government to control you. Not just your guns—you. The fight for gun rights is the fight for freedom. Emily Miller says stand up and fight back now because your Second Amendment will only be the first to go.

Oct 7, 2013 1

Show 1040 Michael Medved talks to the author of Flight of the Eagle: The Grand Strategies That Brought America from Colonial Dependence to World Leadership by Conrad Black

 

Overview of the Book-

 Like an eagle, American colonists ascended from the gulley of British dependence to the position of sovereign world power in a period of merely two centuries. Seizing territory in Canada and representation in Britain; expelling the French, and even their British forefathers, American leaders George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson paved their nation’s way to independence. With the first buds of public relation techniques—of communication, dramatization, and propaganda—America flourished into a vision of freedom, of enterprise, and of unalienable human rights.

In Flight of the Eagle, Conrad Black provides a perspective on American history that is unprecedented. Through his analysis of the strategic development of the United States from 1754-1992, Black describes nine “phases” of the strategic rise of the nation, in which it progressed through grave challenges, civil and foreign wars, and secured a place for itself under the title of “Superpower.” Black discredits prevailing notions that our unrivaled status is the product of good geography, demographics, and good luck. Instead, he reveals and analyzes the specific strategic decisions of great statesmen through the ages that transformed the world as we know it and established America’s place in it.

 

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Oct 4, 2013 0

Show 1039 Part 2 of 2 The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life

 by Richard J. Herrnstein,  Charles Murray

 

This is an abridged version of the book. 1 hour 52 minutes total time for parts 1 and 2

 

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Overview of the book-

The seminal book about IQ and class that ignited one of the most explosive controversies in decades, now updated with a new Afterword by Charles Murray

 Breaking new ground and old taboos, Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray tell the story of a society in transformation. At the top, a cognitive elite is forming in which the passkey to the best schools and the best jobs is no longer social background but high intelligence. At the bottom, the common denominator of the underclass is increasingly low intelligence rather than racial or social disadvantage.

The Bell Curve describes the state of scientific knowledge about questions that have been on people's minds for years but have been considered too sensitive to talk about openly — among them, IQ's relationship to crime, unemployment, welfare, child neglect, poverty, and illegitimacy; ethnic differences in intelligence; trends in fertility among women of different levels of intelligence; and what policy can do — and cannot do — to compensate for differences in intelligence. Brilliantly argued and meticulously documented, The Bell Curve is the essential first step in coming to grips with the nation's social problems.

Oct 2, 2013 0

Show 1038 Part 1 of 2 The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life

 by Richard J. Herrnstein,  Charles Murray

 

This is an abridged version of the Audio book. 1 hour 52 minutes total time for parts 1 and 2

 

For Transcript and more info on this book visit http://youtu.be/i1YYZjsDsxQ

 

Overview of the book-

The seminal book about IQ and class that ignited one of the most explosive controversies in decades, now updated with a new Afterword by Charles Murray

 Breaking new ground and old taboos, Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray tell the story of a society in transformation. At the top, a cognitive elite is forming in which the passkey to the best schools and the best jobs is no longer social background but high intelligence. At the bottom, the common denominator of the underclass is increasingly low intelligence rather than racial or social disadvantage.

The Bell Curve describes the state of scientific knowledge about questions that have been on people's minds for years but have been considered too sensitive to talk about openly — among them, IQ's relationship to crime, unemployment, welfare, child neglect, poverty, and illegitimacy; ethnic differences in intelligence; trends in fertility among women of different levels of intelligence; and what policy can do — and cannot do — to compensate for differences in intelligence. Brilliantly argued and meticulously documented, The Bell Curve is the essential first step in coming to grips with the nation's social problems.

Sep 30, 2013 0

Show 1037 John Stossel Show. Is America a police state?

Is America a police state? Stossel and his guests cover the use of swat raids, drones and the NSA programs.  Aired on 08/15/2013.  41 minutes

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Sep 27, 2013 1

Show 1036 The Armenian Genocide. Documentary

 

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The Armenian Genocide is a documentary exploring the circumstances surrounding the mass-killing of more than one million Christian Armenians by the Islamic Ottoman Empire during World War I. The documentary was broadcast by most 348 PBS affiliate stations on April 17, 2006.

Produced in conjunction with Oregon Public Broadcasting, it was written and directed by Andrew Goldberg (who also directed The Armenians: A Story of Survival) and narrated by Hollywood celebrities Orlando Bloom, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Julianna Margulies and Natalie Portman.

 

To watch the video documentary and Ebook visit:

http://kitmantv.blogspot.com/2008/12/armenian-genocide.html

 


Ebook: Armenian Genocide - Reign of Terror
Armenian Genocide : A Reign of Terror

For another great documentary on the subject on youTube search-

BBC Documentary: Armenian Genocide - The Betrayed  

or visit at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FI8PP0JnsW0&feature=share&list=PL05CD46A253C290B5

Sep 25, 2013 0

Show 1036 The Longest Romance: The Mainstream Media and Fidel Castro

 by Humberto Fontova

Michael Medved talks to the author.

 

Overview of Book-

 Fidel Castro jailed political prisoners at a higher rate than Stalin during the Great Terror. He murdered more Cubans in his first three years in power than Hitler murdered Germans during his first six. Alone among world leaders, Castro came to within inches of igniting a global nuclear holocaust.

But you would never guess any of that from reading the mainstream American media. Instead we hear fawning accounts of Castro liberating Cuba from the clutches of U.S. robber-barons and bestowing world-class healthcare and education on his downtrodden citizens. “Propaganda is vital—the heart of our struggle,” Castro wrote in 1955. Today, the concept is as valid to the Cuban regime as ever.

 

History records few propaganda campaigns as phenomenally successful or enduring as Castro and Che’s. The Longest Romance exposes the full scope of this deception; it documents the complicity of major U.S. media players in spreading Castro’s propaganda and in coloring the world’s view of his totalitarian regime. Castro’s cachet as a celebrity icon of anti-Americanism has always overshadowed his record as a warmonger, racist, sexist, Stalinist, and godfather of modern terrorism. The Longest Romance uncovers this shameful history and names its major accomplices.

 

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Sep 23, 2013 0

Show 1035 Mark Leibovich, Author   This Town 

Bill Moyers talks to Author on CSPAN   

From CSPAN-  

Our guest is journalist and author Mark Leibovich. He discusses his new book "This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral -- Plus Plenty of Valet Parking! -- in America's Gilded Capital." Leibovich acknowledges the media curiosity and attention his book has received. He describes his book as an insider's commentary on the business of government, politics, and media in Washington, DC.

 Published on Aug 19, 2013 

 

To watch the video of this interview visit:

http://youtu.be/AchVwoRGmdI

 

Overview of book-

 

The #1 New York Times and Washington Post bestseller

  Tim Russert is dead.

 But the room was alive.

 Big Ticket Washington Funerals can make such great networking opportunities. Power mourners keep stampeding down the red carpets of the Kennedy Center, handing out business cards, touching base. And there is no time to waste in a gold rush, even (or especially) at a solemn tribal event like this.

  Washington—This Town—might be loathed from every corner of the nation, yet these are fun and busy days at this nexus of big politics, big money, big media, and big vanity. There are no Democrats and Republicans anymore in the nation’s capital, just millionaires. That is the grubby secret of the place in the twenty-first century. You will always have lunch in This Town again. No matter how many elections you lose, apologies you make, or scandals you endure.

  In This Town, Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, presents a blistering, stunning—and often hysterically funny—examination of our ruling class’s incestuous “media industrial complex.” Through his eyes, we discover how the funeral for a beloved newsman becomes the social event of the year. How political reporters are fetishized for their ability to get their names into the predawn e-mail sent out by the city’s most powerful and puzzled-over journalist. How a disgraced Hill aide can overcome ignominy and maybe emerge with a more potent “brand” than many elected members of Congress. And how an administration bent on “changing Washington” can be sucked into the ways of This Town with the same ease with which Tea Party insurgents can, once elected, settle into it like a warm bath.

  Outrageous, fascinating, and destined to win Leibovich a whole host of, er, new friends, This Town is must reading, whether you’re inside the Beltway—or just trying to get there.

Sep 20, 2013 0

Show 1034 This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral--Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!--in America's Gilded Capital  by Mark Leibovich

  

Michael Medved talks to the Author.

 

Overview of book-

 

The #1 New York Times and Washington Post bestseller

 Tim Russert is dead.

 But the room was alive.

 Big Ticket Washington Funerals can make such great networking opportunities. Power mourners keep stampeding down the red carpets of the Kennedy Center, handing out business cards, touching base. And there is no time to waste in a gold rush, even (or especially) at a solemn tribal event like this.

 

 Washington—This Town—might be loathed from every corner of the nation, yet these are fun and busy days at this nexus of big politics, big money, big media, and big vanity. There are no Democrats and Republicans anymore in the nation’s capital, just millionaires. That is the grubby secret of the place in the twenty-first century. You will always have lunch in This Town again. No matter how many elections you lose, apologies you make, or scandals you endure.

 

 In This Town, Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, presents a blistering, stunning—and often hysterically funny—examination of our ruling class’s incestuous “media industrial complex.” Through his eyes, we discover how the funeral for a beloved newsman becomes the social event of the year. How political reporters are fetishized for their ability to get their names into the predawn e-mail sent out by the city’s most powerful and puzzled-over journalist. How a disgraced Hill aide can overcome ignominy and maybe emerge with a more potent “brand” than many elected members of Congress. And how an administration bent on “changing Washington” can be sucked into the ways of This Town with the same ease with which Tea Party insurgents can, once elected, settle into it like a warm bath.

 

 Outrageous, fascinating, and destined to win Leibovich a whole host of, er, new friends, This Town is must reading, whether you’re inside the Beltway—or just trying to get there.

 

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Sep 18, 2013 0

Show 1033 The Mormon Prophet Joseph Smiths History in his own words.

Visit:

https://www.lds.org/scriptures/pgp/js-h/1?lang=eng#listen=audio

 

"I saw a pillar of light exactly over my head, above the brightness of the sun, which descended gradually until it fell upon me.  ... When the light rested upon me I saw two Personages, whose brightness and glory defy all description, standing above me in the air. One of them spake unto me, calling me by name and said, pointing to the other—This is My Beloved Son. Hear Him!"

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