• The Shootout at the O.K. Corral

    What caused one of the most famous gun battles in history and how did it shape our view of the American West? We’ll spend this hour with historical journalist Jeff Guinn whose new book is “The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral-And How It Changed the American West” (Simon […]

  • The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde

    Who were the real Bonnie and Clyde? We’ll find out this hour with writer Jeff Guinn who debunks the myths and sets the record straight in his new book “Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde” (Simon and Schuster, 2009).

  • The Great Santa Search and The History of the American Santa Claus

    What is behind the commercialization of Christmas? According to journalist Jeff Guinn, it all started in 1841 when a Philadelphia merchant sought to increase holiday trade at his dry goods store. Guinn intertwines the history of America’s celebration of Christmas with a tale of his own in his new book “The Great Santa Search” (Tarcher/Penguin, […]

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