Category: Entertainment

Oliver Miles, Former UK Ambassador To Libya, Analyzes The Situation Surrounding The Murder Of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens

Oliver Miles is the former British Ambassador to Libya. We discuss the turmoil in that country following the murder of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the aftermath of the Arab Spring.

Andrew Erlich Offers An Intimate Portrait Of His Uncle, Jake Erlich, In His Book The Long Shadows

Andrew Erlich is the nephew of one of Hollywood’s most astonishing silent screen actors, Jack Earle. We discuss the exceptional life of his uncle Jake Erlich, aka Jack Earle.

Chester Finn Reveals The High Achieving Students In America’s Exam Schools

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 Presents Michael Douglas’s Struggle To Emerge From His Father’s Shadow In His Biography Michael Douglas

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 Sees Parallels Between Presidents Lincoln And Obama In His Book Lincoln And Obama

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 Examines The Influence Karl Rove Exerts On The Republican Party In His Book Boss Rove

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.

Tara Ross Defends The Electoral College In Her Book Enlightened Democracy

Tara Ross is a staunch defender of the Electoral College in Presidential elections. During this election year, we examine the continuing need for the Electoral College from her book Enlightened Democracy.

Bruce Schneier Explains Gaining And Maintaining Trust In Society From His Book Liars & Outliers

Bruce Schneier is a security expert. When people want to know how security really works, they turn to him. We discuss enabling the trust society needs to survive from his book Liars & Outliers.

Stephen Schochet Regales Listeners With Celebrity Tales From His Book Hollywood Stories

Stephen Schochet has the “scoop” on many of Hollywood’s actors and legends. He’s compiled his accumulated knowledge into a fascinating book titled Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes About The Stars And Legends Of The Movies.

Lisa Bennett Presents The Emotional, Social And Ecological Benefits Of Teaching Children Ecoliteracy From Her Book Ecoliterate

Lisa Bennett is an educator and an environmentalist. She explains how educators can cultivate emotional, social and ecological intelligence from her latest book, Ecoliterate.

Bill Frank’s Guests

Here is the lineup of guests for Guests For October 5, 2013

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

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