David McCullough #698

David McCullough #698

“The only good life is a life of purpose, and beneficial purpose to be sure.” In honor of our country’s July 4th holiday we thought we would replay a previous episode and feature America’s historian, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough. David is a...
Andrew J. Bacevich #632

Andrew J. Bacevich #632

Andrew J. Bacevich returns to talk about his brilliant new book, The Age of Illusions, on how America squandered its post cold war opportunities through hubris and incompetence. This a very deep dive into the endless war, broken promises, elections, and the ascension...
David J. Silverman #628

David J. Silverman #628

I learned a lot of real history in this compelling conversation with historian and author, David J. Silverman. His most recent book is This Land is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving, published by Bloomsbury in...
James W. Loewen #435

James W. Loewen #435

James W. Loewen wrote a book, Lies My Teacher Told Me, that changed my life and set me off on a journey of historical discovery that continues to this day.  For him to come on my show, What Matters Most, is the icing on the cake.  Jim was an amazing guest and a...
David McCullough #416

David McCullough #416

“The only good life is a life of purpose, and beneficial purpose to be sure.” In honor of our country’s July 4th holiday we had America’s historian back on the show, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough (read his new book The American Spirit).  David is my...