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Thomas Sullivan
As he leaves his post at the Office of Advocacy, after six years of outstanding service, Tom Sullivan talks with Jim Blasingame about his tenure, accomplishments and the work yet to be done.
Burton Folsom
What does the origins of Labor Day have in common with more recent government decrees? Dr. Burton Folsom joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the origins of Labor Day and to compare its origins to other government initiatives, such as the national minimum wage and Sarbanes Oxley.
Kenneth Davis
Do you know how Labor Day got started? Ken Davis and Jim Blasingame talk about Labor Day, it's origins and influences for more than 120 years.
Ted Fishman
How has the Beijing Olympics changed China? Ted Fishman talks with Jim Blasingame about the impact of the 2008 Olympics and how China increasingly is making the rules that the rest of the world plays by.
Kate Kelly
Do you know the history of the American election day? Kate Kelly talks with Jim about the history of this very important day in America, and the impact it has had on the world.
Kenneth Davis
Just when you were comfortable with what you know about key historical figures, along comes Ken Davis who joins Jim Blasingame to talk about his new book, America's Hidden History, which uncovers many fascinating, mostly untold stories-behind-the-stories.
How is your memory? Stuart Tomc talks with Jim Blasingame about some of the things that have a negative impact on memory and brainpower, as well as those that contribute to our brain health and performance. A lot of it is in what we eat, but not all.
Burton Folsom
Who were the great presidents and who were the failures? Burt Folsom talks with Jim Blasingame about this list and the impact these men -- on both lists -- had on America.
Kenneth Davis
What's the history of the celebration we call Christmas? Not what it stands for, but rather how we celebrate it. Ken and Jim talk about how we came to have the holiday of Christmas as we know it and some of the more interesting paths the tradition has taken over the years.
Know what toys are hot? Bob joins Jim to talk about some of the hot toys for this Christmas season, plus he talks about some ways you can let his company help you give back to your community.

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