At the outbreak of World War II, the United States was in no way prepared for war.
And, to defeat Nazi Germany, the Allies had to crush the vaunted Luftwaffe—the most powerful and battle-hardened air force in the world. No invasion of Europe could be fought without air superiority.
The United States was faced with the challenge of turning “amateurs” into an air force to take down the Luftwaffe.
Jay Stout has written the first in-depth examination of America’s most distinguished bomber group—the 303rd Bomb Group flying from Molesworth, England.
His book, Hell’s Angels: The True story Of the 303rd Bomb Group in World War II, chronicles America’s efforts to destroy Nazi Germany’s ability to wage war.
You may not know it, but there’s an association of personal historians whose profession is to help others write their family history and personal journey.
Libby Atwater is a member of that society.
After years of helping others investigate and write their stories, she’s learned that everyone has a tale to tell and an interesting background. Often times, it simply takes a skilled person, such as herself, to ferret out the good stuff.
Now, she’s turned the microscope on her own life and written Part One of her memoir, What Lies Within.
In an age of growing entitlement, you’re going to meet an author who believes we should “suck it up. Do our jobs. Do it right. Nobody is coming to save is. If it’s to be, it’s up to me.” His name is Ryan Holiday.
He’s drawn on the ancient philosophers of Stoicism and applied their principles to modern life in an attempt to show the universal truths of how to overcome obstacles.
We discuss his philosophy and show how you can use it to improve your daily life.
Documentary director, Kasey Kirby, visited Santa Barbara, CA for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival where he debuted his latest movie, Dog Days. The documentary examines whether free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity through the lens of two food truck street vendors in Washington, D.C.
Philip Giroux shared the common experience of losing both his parents. Being a landscape architect by training and profession didn’t prepare him for this loss. Furthermore, when he went looking for information on the subject, he discovered a dearth of material available. So, he and Sally Lamb decided to write a book to help others avoid the stress and confusion they experienced themselves.
Larry Webster is the editor-in-chief of a venerable brand with a deep footprint in the automotive world. He oversees the longest-running automotive magazine in the United States.
He’s been hired to relocate his company’s offices from Newport Beach, CA, to Ann Arbor, MI—to place the company right in the middle of all the exciting developments the automotive industry has to offer.
Donny Caccamise, Tom Spence and I talk to him about the trends in the automotive industry that being the foremost authority on the subject gives him the perspective to see.
Jeffrey Solomon is the leader of one of the world’s largest non-profit foundations—the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies. As more MBAs and businesspeople leave corporate America to work as social entrepreneurs, they need a road map of how to begin. We discuss his latest book The Art Of Doing Good.
Here is the lineup of guests for Guests For October 5, 2013
My guests this week are Bob McCord, founding member of VREG, talking about Ventura's budget woes; healthcare expert Sally Pipes exposing the flaws of Obamacare as the Insurance Exchanges open for business; and Stuart Crain, CEO of TVTalk discussing how his app will revolutionize television viewing. Read More