July 2013

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The following shows aired in July 2013. Click on the show date in the left column to listen to the show. Files are in MP3 format.
7/6/13

Gettysburg- 150 Years Later-Part 1. Join host Dale Throneberry and guests for an in-depth discussion of what the Battle of Gettysburg meant to the future of the United States of America. What would have happened if Lee had won the battle?
 
Our guests include Craig L. Symonds, Professor Emeritus of the United States Naval Academy where he taught Civil War history for thirty years. He is one of America’s most respected Civil War historians. His Civil War books include Gettysburg: A Battlefield Atlas, The American Heritage History of the Battle of Gettysburg, and many other articles about Gettysburg and the Civil War.
 
Wayne Vansant is the author and illustrator of The Graphic History of Gettysburg. This beautifully illustrated book describes the period leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg, as well all of the major military events on July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, including the famous fight for Little Round Top and the death march known as Pickett’s Charge. He paints portraits of each army’s leaders, among them Robert E. Lee, James Longstreet, George Meade, and the then little-known Joshua Chamberlain.
 
And Veterans Radio contributor and author Dwight Jon Zimmerman.
7/13/13 SPOOKS AND SPIES Hey, just who were these guys anyway? Code breaking, inserting personnel, helicopters flying with no markings. Well, our guest, James Wolterman, who served two tours in Vietnam assigned to the Army Security Agency, will tell us all about the spy business.
7/20/13 Missing, Presumed Dead: The Search for America’s POWs.
Author Joseph Carvalko is an American writer, lawyer and veteran born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. His novel, We Were Beautiful Once, Chapters from a Cold War was inspired by an actual case he tried in Federal Court to locate a Korean War POW.
 
And we will be talking with one the United States Air Force’s newest 2nd Lieutenants, Michael P. Jones, Jr., who just happens to be the son of WDEO’s Vice President and General Manager Mike Jones. Second Lieutenant Michael P. Jones is a 2013 Distinguished Graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Astronautical Engineering.
7/27/13 AT EASE with Dwight Jon Zimmerman and his guests.
A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War by Thomas Fleming.
 
Death in the Baltic: The World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff by Cathryn J. Prince.
 
For Crew and Country: The Inspirational True Story of Bravery and Sacrifice Aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts by John Wukovitz.