Brad Meltzer is a political thriller novelist, non-fiction writer, TV show creator, and comic book author. His books have appeared on the bestseller list for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Advice, Children’s Book, and comic books for which he won the Eisner Award.
In one of the most far-ranging conversations Cal has had on Big Questions, best-selling author Brad Meltzer talks about the upcoming presidential election, how he helped save the life of his high school English teacher and the importance of his latest book about Anne Frank. This conversation goes to some deep places and reminds us all of the impact a single life can make.
Glenn takes the time to remember who we are as a nation: We’ve seen hard times before, but we've come so far. Stu returns after his coronavirus quarantine. Glenn checks in on Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court hearing, and Sen. Ben Sasse gives his take: “Judge Barrett is amazing”. He also argues why the Senate elections are crucial. Democrats are changing the definition of “court-packing,” and Judicial Crisis Network president Carrie Severino reviews how politicized they’re making the hearing. First Liberty Institute president and CEO Kelly Shackelford argues we’re in a “war” over who will control our churches. Author Brad Meltzer has two new children’s books out: “I Am Benjamin Franklin” and “I Am Anne Frank." Obamacare is a disaster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Glenn checks in on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court hearing. Democrats are changing the definition of “court-packing,” and Judicial Crisis Network president Carrie Severino reviews how politicized they’re making the hearing. First Liberty Institute president and CEO Kelly Shackelford argues we’re in a “war” over who will control our churches. Author Brad Meltzer has two new children’s’ books out on Benjamin Franklin and Anne Frank. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jailed Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther has received massive support from citizens and Texas officials, including Governor Abbott. Dr. Karlyn Borysenko explains what the media on both sides have gotten wrong about the Michigan protests. Best-selling author Brad Meltzer previews his new book, “The Lincoln Conspiracy,” about the plot to kill Lincoln before the Civil War. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton argues that Shelley Luther should be released. Small business owners Joseph Tahanians and Matthew “Jax” Myers tell of the draconian measures their states’ governments took against their businesses. Head researcher Jason Buttrill lays out the facts in the story of a failed plot to capture Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Apr 1st, 1970
Episode Count
11
Podcast Count
6
Total Airtime
13 hours, 7 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 320801