THIS WEEK ON THE NATIONAL DEFENSE
Comedian and Renaissance, Man Harry Shearer, on The National Defense (08/08/20)
The National Defense is thrilled to welcome a long-time performing hero of ours, Harry Shearer, to the program! Harry and Randy talk about Harry's history in broadcast media, movies, and comedy performance groups as well as his current projects. The guys spend some time looking back at the life of the wonderful Fred Willard and much more in this great segment.
Jon Erwin & Beyond Valor: A World War II Story of Extraordianry Heroism, Sacrificial Love, and a Race Against Time (08/08/20)
Randy welcomes Jon Erwin to discuss his new book Beyond Valor: A World War II Story of Extraordianry Heroism, Sacrificial Love, and a Race Against Time written about his own grandfather, Medal of Honor Recipient Master Sergeant Henry "Red" Erwin. Randy and Jon recount just some of the stories in this great book, as well as both of their time working with country music artist Trace Adkins. Make sure to pick up a copy of the great book Beyond Valor as soon as you can!
100 Year-old WWII Veteran George Cooper and Jayhawk: Love, Loss, Liberation, and Terror Over the Pacific (08/08/20)
Anytime the National Defense can get a veteran of World War II on the program, we jump at the chance. This week we sat down with 100 year old George Cooper of Tonganoxie, Kansas, to discuss his new biography Jayhawk: Love, Loss, Liberation, and Terror Over the Pacific. Randy speaks with George about his upbringing, the courtship of his wife, and how he found himself as a pilot pilots who saw action over such fearsome targets as Rabaul and Wewak in the Pacific Theater.
VSP Vision Care Eye Insights With Dr. Amanda Rights on The National Defense (08/08/20)
The National Defense welcomes back the VSP Vision Care Eye Insights segment as we welcome Dr. Amanda Rights to the show for more great vision tips from VSP Vision Care. In this week's show, Dr. Rights talks about how important it is to schedule back-to-school eye exams for the youngsters in your family. We look forward to the next few months of great vision tips from Dr. Amanda Rights and VSP!