History Episodes

Book Reviews History

American Midnight: The Great War, a Violent Peace and Democracy's Forgotten Crisis. Talking with author Adam Hochschild.

March 5, 2023

The 1917 to 1921 period was a time of suppression of rights, lynchings, pandemic and WWI. A stricken President and a failed peace treaty.


Ruth Paine remembers Lee Harvey Oswald and Marina his wife. In conversation with Jim Herlihy.

Jan. 5, 2023

Interview with Warren Commission witness Ruth Paine.

Guest: Ruth Paine
Lifestyle History

Red's Java House: Talking with Mr. Tom McGarvey, San Francisco Native Son.

Dec. 9, 2022

95 year old Tom McGarvey relates his life in San Francisco , selling newspapers, going to sea and running Red’s Java House for longshoremen.

Guest: Tom McGarvey

In the footsteps of the assassin: Lee Harvey Oswald's New Orleans. Talking with David Feldman.

Nov. 16, 2022

Lee Harvey Oswald was born and raised in New OIrleans. For 5 months in 1963 before the assassination of JFK, he mysteriously took on 4 different personas.

Guest: David Feldman