Historian Matthew Dallek looks at the history behind the Office of Civilian Defense, the country's first agency for homeland security, and the competing visions of those tasked with spearheading the department: New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
In February 1964, American pop culture was forever changed. For two weeks, the Beatles invaded the U.S., playing three concerts and appearing twice on the Ed Sullivan Show. Martin Goldsmith recreates the excitement of the Beatle’s first visit and explains how the lads from Liverpool came together to capture America’s heart.
- Martin Goldsmith Director of classical music programming for XM satellite Radio, co-host of "Songs for Aging Children," and author of "The Inextinguishable Symphony."
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