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This Week in America is about issues that matter to you. This Week in America is informative, educational and entertaining. Hosted by veteran broadcaster Ric Bratton.

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Episodes

Episode 2608: ME AND THE GENERAL by Rosemary Valenti Guarnera

1/26/2023
Me and the General by Rosemary Valenti Guarnera Me and the General is a story finally being told after many years. It is the biography of a man named Ralph Liguori, whose life was intertwined with the "infamous" Charles "Lucky" Luciano and a would-be president, Thomas E. Dewey. It relates the twists and turns that change the course of his existence. As a young boy, he suffers his first heartfelt tragedy of the loss of his beloved father-which changes his life forever. Segue the Roaring...

Duration:00:23:59

Episode 2607: LIFE, DEATH, HOPE: THE JOURNEY TO THE NEXT REALM by Rev. Dr. John Diomede

1/26/2023
Life, Death, Hope: The Journey to the Next Realm by Rev. Dr. John Diomede As we embrace the journey of life we have many decisions to make concerning ourselves and others. Those choices are made with the information we obtain each and every day. We gather data and we act on it. The thoughts we receive and the direction we choose are critical to our journey to the next realm. We will inevitably make our departure from this life and meet The King. This book will help you consider your options...

Duration:00:22:39

Episode 2606: REGICIDE: STORM CLOUD by Eric Heicher

1/26/2023
Regicide: Storm Cloud By: Eric Heicher Shine's life has been mostly uneventful in the sleepy backwater town of Hanover. That is until the night his father was murdered by the tyrannical King Pious. Ten years later, he sets out to find fellow adventurers to aid in his quest to rid the kingdom of King Pious and his tyranny for good. With each new adventure he and his troupe encounter, new mysteries and new allies grow. A creeping sense of despair lingers in the air with each new town and...

Duration:00:20:26

Episode 2605: MR. McTAVISH GOES TO THE HOSPITAL by Bon Kay

1/26/2023
MR. McTAVISH: Goes To The Hospital by Bon Kay Mr. McTavish's love for taking rides with Gma inspires her to take him everywhere she goes, especially when children are involved. Mr. McTavish knows they will have fun when children will be there. He loves their unconditional love. Join Mr. McTavish and Gma on their next journey. Bon Kay has lived in Pennsylvania all her life and a central Pennsylvania resident for over 42 years. Becoming an author in her retirement, she was inspired to...

Duration:00:21:44

Episode 2604: IN WILDNERNESS AND MOUNTAIN LORE by Eric Magelssen

1/26/2023
In Wilderness and Mountain Lore by Eric Magelssen In Wilderness and Mountain Lore explores the stories and adventures of visiting a mountain wilderness retreat over a fifty-year period with a group of friends. We nearly always were able to reserve the only two cabins for the second week of June. Domke Lake is located in the North Cascades wilderness area of North Central Washington State. There is no electricity or phone service of any kind along with little change other than what nature...

Duration:00:22:40

Episode 2603: COVID 19 AND A PREACHER'S LOVE LETTERS by Reverend Dr. Serenus T. Churn Sr.

1/26/2023
Covid 19 and a Preacher’s Love Letters: Word of Hope During the Pandemic by Reverend Dr. Serenus T. Churn Sr.Taken inspiration from the Holy Spirit which prompted the good Reverend to compose this book. After that fateful second Sunday on March 2020, was the last Sunday service in Mount Zion Baptist Church in Winston-Salem NC. Without warning that the very next Sunday, it would be closed doors prohibiting physical gatherings but to live stream the services instead, and trim the number of...

Duration:00:25:59

Episode 2602: MEGA QUAKE 2023 by Richard Ruhling, M.D.

1/19/2023
Mega Quake 2023: How 3 Timelines and 7 Events Signal End-Times by Dr. Richard Ruhling​"There shall be a time of trouble such as never was..." The Bible links the "day of the Lord" to when God shakes the earth terribly and signs point to 2023 for the beginning of what many Christians believe is 7 years of tribulation like the 7 years of Joseph's famine in Egypt. God punished Egypt for enslaving Israel, throwing their babies in the river. The US has enslaved most people in negative...

Duration:00:28:14

Episode 2601: A LESSON LONG AGO by Sherry Walraven

1/19/2023
A Lesson Long Ago by Sherry WalravenFive high school students, who have been life-long friends, have been given an English/History assignment for the end of the school year. It was decided to do their assignment on the Civil War era and how the people lived in the middle of a war. They knew they wouldn't have a live soldier, who had been in the Civil War as a reference, but that's when one of the boys in the group told them his cousin, who lives in the North Georgia mountains, had made a...

Duration:00:20:27

Episode 2600: THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF AN ORDINARY MAN by Dan Huddleston

1/19/2023
The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man by Dan Huddleston For most of my life, I have been infected by wanderlust. When I see an airplane flying overhead or a ship on the horizon, I can't help but ask myself, "I wonder where they are going?" Life, as it has evolved, has led me on a journey that is beyond my imagination. I participated in one of the most polarizing events in U.S. history, the Vietnam war. I also was a participant in, quite possibly, the most important event in U.S. labor...

Duration:00:22:57

Episode 2599: Mr. McTavish Goes To The Library by Bon Kay

1/19/2023
MR. McTAVISH: Goes to the Library by Bon Kay Mr. McTavish loves to take rides on anything as long as he is with Gma. He protects her, and she takes good care of him. He loves going everywhere, especially if there will be children there. When Gma takes him to school, he never expected such a wonderful surprise. Bon Kay has lived in Pennsylvania all her life and a central Pennsylvania resident for over 42 years. Becoming an author in her retirement, she was inspired to start a series of...

Duration:00:20:00

Episode 2598: H. DOYLE SMITH BOOKS "THE NATURE OF GOOD GOVERNMENT" AND "DR. BROWN: THE AMERICAN MEDICAL PROBLEM"

1/19/2023
The Nature of Good Government By H. Doyle Smith The government should be a government of people, not money. The Occupy Wall Street movement senses this but lacks focus. This book provides that focus. The government has roles to play in the safety, conflict resolution, and pooling resources. The roles that the government has to play require strict adherence to the rules. There can be no forgiveness. Religion asks for perfection. To ask for the impossible guarantees failure. The role...

Duration:00:20:03

Episode 2597: RAISING HEALTHY CHILDREN & THE YOUNG-AT-HEART with Susan Smith Jones, PhD

1/18/2023
RAISING HEALTHY CHILDREN & THE YOUNG-AT-HEART: 12 Simple Tips that WORK! with Susan Smith Jones, PhD Raising healthy children can be a very daunting and challenging task in this day and age with so many activities, poor food choices, sitting too long in front of the computer or smart phone, peer pressure from friends and much more. Our guest today, holistic health and lifestyle expert, Susan Smith Jones, PhD, has worked with parents and children for decades worldwide and will offer her...

Duration:00:40:43

Episode 2596: LITTLE WINDOW VISITS ON LINDENPOPPER LANE by R. J. Snyder

1/12/2023
Little Window Visits: on Lindenpopper Lane by R. J. Snyder At times, we all might feel like we are on the outside looking in. Sometimes, the windows we stare into show us all the things we wish we had. Sometimes, the windows show us the people we want to hold and keep close to in our lives. And sometimes, the light glinting off the glass shows us who we are and who God encourages us to be. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the whole world transformed into a series of windowed lives, from the...

Duration:00:20:01

Episode 2595: STORMFRONT: BOOK ONE OF THE STORMSONG TRILOGY by Stephen A. Reger

1/12/2023
Stormfront: Book One of the Stormsong Trilogy by Stephen A. RegerAn epic storm is threatening all of Europe… The year is 1618, and the Christian world stands, once again, on a knife's edge. The once great Holy Roman Empire, like most of the rest of Europe, is divided along religious, political, and economic lines - pitting Catholics against Protestants, princes against monarchs, and the rich against the poor. And a war unlike anything Europe has ever seen is growing increasingly...

Duration:00:23:45

Episode 2594: A TURKEY'S THANKSGIVING STORY by Justin Boyd

1/12/2023
A Turkey's Thanksgiving Story by Justin Boyd Tom has a problem. He just learned that he would be the guest of honor at this year's Thanksgiving dinner, which is not usually a bad thing, unless you are a turkey! Tom must hatch a plan if he is going to survive this holiday, something to truly be thankful for on Thanksgiving. An all-new barnyard classic that will have you laughing out loud and believing in impossible things and demonstrating how deep friendship can...

Duration:00:19:39

Episode 2593: THE REVELATION OF REVELATION: A BOOK OF REVELATION - A TOTAL FRAUD by Ken Vernon and Brooke Folk

1/12/2023
The Revelation of Revelation: A Book of Revelation - A Total Fraud by Ken Vernon and Brooke Folk The Revelation of Revelation is a story never told before now because it wasn't to be told until now, according to scriptures. It didn't happen in a vision, not in a sudden rush of a mighty wind, but instead a gentle but profound inspiration. Ken Vernon has had this respect for the scripture that says if you continue in my word, you shall know the truth and he is the one to whom this message...

Duration:00:25:48

Episode 2592: WHAT THE BIBLE REALLY SAYS ABOUT MONEY AND GIVING: IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK! by Dr. Michael Davis

1/12/2023
What the Bible really says about Money and Giving: It's Not What You Think! by Dr. Michael Davis Ever wonder if, as a Christian, it's OK to be rich? Or, how much should you really be giving each month? Believe it or not, God's Word, written over 2,000 years ago, provides specific answers to these questions and many others impacting our everyday financial decision-making. In fact, the Bible deals more with financial issues than any other ... more than prayer, more than faith, more than sin....

Duration:00:25:20

Episode 2591: CHARLIE AND THE ELEPHANT by Loretta Beacham

1/12/2023
Charlie and The Elephant by Loretta BeachamCharlotte, a girl who's curious and kind, is chosen by a big blue elephant to banish the cruel poachers from the forest. In a daring and determined plan, they join forces with the clever, talkative Mr. Crow and the empathetic, self-sacrificing Miss Ash Tree. With bravery, teamwork, and a surprise ambush by a large flock of crows, they save her friend and savor their triumph! Charlie and the Elephant by Loretta Beacham is a story about a child who...

Duration:00:21:16

Episode 2590: FREDDY B by Yvonne Stevens Walton Harris

1/11/2023
Freddy B: My Last Encounter With the Law Got Me A Trip for a One Year Stay at a Department of Corrections Facility by Yvonne Stevens Walton HarrisI believe Freddy B will open the eyes of young men and women-"There are consequences to your actions in life." My hope is this book will continue his ministry to others. His struggle may help parents realize, no matter how difficult, to find a way to break the wall of silence that teens frequently suffer when they think their parents do not...

Duration:00:22:52

Episode 2589: RIC TALKS WITH JAMES PATTERSON AND MIKE LUPICA AUTHORS OF "THE HOUSE OF WOLVES: MURDER RUNS IN THE FAMILY"

1/11/2023
The House of Wolves: Murder Runs in the Family by James Patterson and Mike Lupica James Patterson and Mike Lupica are the thriller dream team! Jenny Wolf’s murdered father leaves her in charge of a billion-dollar empire—and a family more ruthless than Succession's Roys and Yellowstone’s Duttons. The Wolfs, the most powerful family in California, have a new head–thirty-six-year-old former high school teacher Jenny Wolf. That means Jenny now runs the prestigious San Francisco...

Duration:00:11:40