My podcast with Larry Haas about his new book on Truman and Vandenberg is mostly about Vandenberg, because I’m that way when it comes to Michigan. Below is an image of a statue of the Republican senator who helped the GOP abandon isolationism and develop the early Cold War strategy of containment. It stands in downtown Grand Rapids, which was Vandenberg’s home.
Everything you thought you knew about Ty Cobb is wrong. Listen to my new podcast with Charles Leerhsen, the author of an excellent, revisionist biography of the great baseball player.