Guests include: Ventura Mayor MIke Tracy; renowned CBS news anchor Dan Rather; Electoral College proponent Tara Ross; financial expert Ken Winans; journalist Craig Unger and President Lincoln scholar Gene Griessman.

J. D. Petruzzi is a Civil War historian and author. He’s an expert on the Battle of Gettysburg—whose 148th anniversary is July 4th. We examine how the North’s success in the battle forged a unified nation from his book The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook.

David Hirsch gives us a new way to look at our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. He’s done research to prove the Euclidean Geometry is the reason why a self-educated man could produce such inspiring words.

Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Monday, January 3, 2011. Listen at or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 10 o’clock am Pacific time.