In an educational climate consumed with leaving no child behind and closing achievement gaps, the education system has neglected to raise the ceiling while we’ve struggled to lift the floor. Chester Finn takes us inside America’s most selective high schools to learn how high achieving students perform. We discuss his latest book Exam Schools.
Marc Eliot is a celebrity biographer who is known for his biography of Ronald Reagan during his Hollywood years, among many others. He’s turned his attention to one of America’s legendary movie stars—and a member of a Hollywood royal family. We look inside the business of show business by examining the biography of Michael Douglas.
Gene Griessman has made a study of successful people and, in the process, became an expert on the tactics successful people employ. He’s discovered some parallels and similarities between Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama that showcase what high achievers do. We discuss his latest book Lincoln and Obama.
Craig Unger writes about Karl Rove—a key figure in Republican politics for over a decade. We look at Rove’s influence on American politics—particularly his involvement in 2 crucial Supreme Court decisions that changed the country forever from his book Boss Rove: Inside Karl Rove’s Secret Kingdom of Power.
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