Think you know your American History? Think again. James Loewen, author of the newly revised and updated “Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong” (Touchstone Fireside, 1995, 2007) will set us straight this hour.
What does it take to march 1600 miles across one of the most desolate deserts in the world? We’ll spend this hour with adventurer Helen Thayer, whose new book is “Walking the Gobi: A 1,600 Mile-Trek Across a Desert of Hope and Despair” (The Mountaineers, 2007).