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Axelbank Reports History and Today

Evan Axelbank

"Axelbank Reports History and Today: Conversations with America’s top non-fiction authors and why their books matter right now" approaches our past and present in a way that makes anyone want to listen. National-award winning TV news reporter Evan Axelbank interviews writers of history and current events to explore how America works and how it has been shaped by both the powerful and the powerless. In conversational and engaging fashion, listeners learn about the most important events, themes and figures in American history. This podcast shows why we have no choice but to understand where we have been, to know where we are going.
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#151: Gary Cross - "Free Time: The History of an Elusive Ideal"April 09, 2024
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#150: Susan Tate Ankeny - "American Flygirl: The True Story of Hazel Ying Lee"March 26, 2024
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#149: James Swanson - "The Deerfield Massacre: A Surprise Attack, a Forced March, and the Fight for Survival in Early America"March 12, 2024
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#148: Jason Lantzer - "Dwight Eisenhower and the Holocaust"February 27, 2024
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#147: Harold Holzer - "Brought Forth on This Continent"February 13, 2024
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#146: David Head & Timothy Hemmis - "A Republic of Scoundrels"January 30, 2024
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#145: Martyn Whittock - "American Vikings: How the Norse Sailed into the Lands and Imaginations of America"January 16, 2024
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#144: John Reeves - "Soldier of Destiny: Slavery, Secession, and the Redemption of Ulysses S. Grant"January 02, 2024
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#143: Matthew Algeo - "When Harry Met Pablo"December 19, 2023
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#142: Lauren Lassabe Shepherd - "Resistance from the Right: Conservatives and Campus Wars"December 05, 2023
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#141: Doug Melville - "Invisible Generals: Rediscovering Family Legacy and a Quest to Honor America's First Black Generals"November 14, 2023
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#140: Drew McKevitt: "Gun Country"November 07, 2023
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#139: Richard Aldous - "The Dillon Era"October 10, 2023
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#138: Douglas Brunt - "The Mysterious Case of Rudolf Diesel"October 03, 2023
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#137: Scott Shane - "Flee North: A Forgotten Hero and the Fight for Freedom in Slavery's Borderland"September 19, 2023
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#136: J. Randy Taraborrelli - "Jackie: Public, Private, Secret"September 12, 2023
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#135: Adam Lazarus - "The Wingmen: The Unlikely, Unusual, Unbreakable Friendship Between John Glenn and Ted Williams"September 05, 2023
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#134: Colin Dickey - "Under the Eye of Power: How Fear of Secret Societies Shapes American Democracy"August 15, 2023
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#133: Paul Moses - "The Italian Squad"August 08, 2023
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#132: Laurence Jurdem - "The Rough Rider and the Professor"August 01, 2023
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#131: Richard Norton Smith - "An Ordinary Man: The Surprising Life and Historic Presidency of Gerald R. Ford"July 18, 2023
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#130: John Wood Sweet - "The Sewing Girl's Tale"July 11, 2023
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#129: Matthew Clavin - "Symbols of Freedom"July 04, 2023
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#128: Jean Pfaelzer - "California: A Slave State"June 26, 2023
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#127: Jonathan Eig - "King: A Life"June 20, 2023
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