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This fast-paced, compelling audio show has set a new standard for history storytelling in podcasting, often placing the listener at a crucial moment in history from the outset, and always managing to deliver on tense human drama based upon accurate and painstaking research.

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Apr 29, 2018

In "The Rat Pack", Part 3, the conclusion of the story of the group of entertainers that held Las Vegas in their sway in the 50's and 60's- Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. Peter Lawford, and Joey Bishop.  Subjects: Frank, Peter, and JFK~ Frank's bitter treatment of Peter after JFK cancels trip to...

Apr 22, 2018

"The Rat Pack II: Dean, Sammy, Frank, Joey & Pals" covers: Dean Martins rise to fame and his broke days in Manhattan~The making of "Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime"~Sammy's start in showbiz at age 3, and his rise to fame~ Sammy's stint in the Army and his fight with rascism~Sammy's auto accident causing the loss of...

Apr 15, 2018

" A Sconset Beach Story" tells the story of a young Jewish immigrant named David Sarnoff, whose first job was operating a Marconi wireless station in Nantucket, his rescue from drowning, his receiving and relaying the news from the Titanic, and his rise through broadcasting to become the head of NBC.

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Apr 15, 2018

The Rat Pack (Part 1): Frank's World begins with the the man who was always at the center of the group- Frank Sinatra- his meteoric rise to stardom by 1945, when he was a teen idol hounded by thousands of screaming bobby soxers (10 years before Elvis)- and his sudden fall from grace, his divorce, his friendship with...

Apr 8, 2018

"Close Encounters of the Third Kind: The Incredible Story That Inspired the Spielberg Movie", tells of Project Serpo, a top-secret U.S. government program that arranged an exchange program with aliens that sent 12 astronauts to a planet 40 light years away with hopes of gaining insight to another civilization and...