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An conversation with Adam Hochschild, author of Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky.
Noted historian Adam Hochschild’s latest book is a history of the Spanish Civil War, the precursor to World War II, from the perspective of Americans fighting that war. Narrowing it down to the stories of a handful of men and women who were combatants, journalists and witnesses, Hochschild brings this violent and vicious war down to a human level and in so doing, brings history alive.
Moustafa Bayoumi, author of “This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror” joins us to speak about the unique and precarious positions that Muslims and Arab Americans find themselves in the West today. From complex identities to FBI surveillance, Bayoumi provides some helpful insights into some complicated questions on this weeks podcast. Purchase … Continued
We begin near the end. We meet Jesse Mack Jr. between blackouts.
Based on the novella Making Small Talk With Jesus (a Country Ballad) this romantic, rustic podcast is about the break-up of the marriage of our narrator, a country radio DJ. He tells the story about the dissolving relationship and the downward spiral he and his family travel. This serial takes place somewhere out west, sometime back in the day and like its haunting theme song is engrossing and genuinely original.