books http://wvxu.org en How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency http://wvxu.org/post/how-fdr-defied-polio-win-presidency <p><a href="http://books.simonandschuster.com/Man-He-Became/James-Tobin/9780743265157" target="_blank"><em>&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></a></p><p><a href="http://books.simonandschuster.com/Man-He-Became/James-Tobin/9780743265157" target="_blank"><em>The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency </em></a></p><p><a href="http://books.simonandschuster.com/Man-He-Became/James-Tobin/9780743265157" target="_blank">&nbsp;</a></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 21917 at http://wvxu.org How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox http://wvxu.org/post/citizen-general-jacob-dolson-cox <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Jacob Dolson Cox was a divinity student, Ohio governor, University of Cincinnati president, attorney, a contemporary of James A. Garfield and James Monroe, military historian, and a battlefield commander in the Union Army, rising to the rank of major general. A new biography of prominent Ohioan Jacob Dolson Cox by Eugene Schmiel reveals for the first time Cox’s remarkable Civil War service. Dr. Schmiel joins us to discuss his new book, <a href="http://www.ohioswallow.com/book/Citizen-General" target="_blank"><em>Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War Era</em>.</a></p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 29020 at http://wvxu.org Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox The Boys in the Boat and the 1936 Olympics http://wvxu.org/post/boys-boat-and-1936-olympics <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Boys-Boat-Americans-Olympics/dp/067002581X" target="_blank">THE BOYS IN THE BOAT: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics</a></em>, by <a href="http://www.danieljamesbrown.com/" target="_blank">Daniel James Brown</a>, tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. Daniel James Brown joined us to talk about the improbable story of nine working-class boys from the American west who beat the odds and found hope in the most desperate of times.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 29021 at http://wvxu.org The Boys in the Boat and the 1936 Olympics A Boy and a Jaguar http://wvxu.org/post/boy-and-jaguar <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.panthera.org/node/247" target="_blank">Dr. Alan Rabinowitz</a> is one of the world’s leading big cat experts, and has been called ‘The Indiana Jones of Wildlife Conservation’ by TIME Magazine. He has traveled the world on behalf of wildlife conservation and is responsible for the world's first jaguar sanctuary, the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve in the mountains of Belize. <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/" target="_blank">The Cincinnati Zoo’s</a> Thane Maynard had a chance to talk with Alan Rabinowitz about his work, and <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Boy-Jaguar-Alan-Rabinowitz/dp/054787507X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1399492035&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=alan+rabinowitz" target="_blank">A Boy and a Jaguar</a>, </em>his picture book that tells the real-life story of his own childhood.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 29022 at http://wvxu.org A Boy and a Jaguar Achieving Exit Velocity and Financial Freedom http://wvxu.org/post/achieving-exit-velocity-and-financial-freedom <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://burkecpa.com/" target="_blank">Patrick Burke</a>, CPA, attorney and author, says everyone has&nbsp; a number, that number, if invested wisely, that results in zero financial worries for the rest of your life. The number that provides “exit velocity” from the gravitational pull of your financial needs. A number, he says, few of us will reach in traditional salaried jobs. Wed, 28 May 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 27175 at http://wvxu.org Achieving Exit Velocity and Financial Freedom