Christopher Dickey, son of the great American poet and a leading international journalist, wrote a book in 2009 predicting much more terrorism to come. He was, to say the least, prescient and his analysis remains most relevant down to the present time of escalated Islamist assault upon the West and its national cultures.
A number of listeners, over the years, have remembered this one and asked that we put it up on podcast. Here, in conversation with John Anderson of the Tribune, we are recounting the great actor’s visit to the program on a decidedly wet St. Patrick’s Day.
Three veteran journalistic observers of the great game sat down one night in 2002 to share their wisdom. Here is the fascinating outcome—a general treatise about the game that is definitely not a mere set of predictions about the then-current season (in which the Cubs did not particularly distinguish themselves).
We bandy about the words “liberal” and “conservative” as we discuss just about anything in the realm of public policy or private preference. In this conversation from 2008 we examine the history of conservative thought from Edmund Burke to the present. Our guide ran the leading conservative publishing house (simply “Regnery”) for many years.
However his presidency is now evaluated, Jimmy Carter’s life story is an American saga of outstanding interest. Here he shares his account of his childhood in rural. backwoods Georgia and the beginnings of his political career.