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Thecuriousmanspodcast

May 19, 2020

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with historian and author Daniel Lee about his book The S.S Officer's Armchair. This is an unbelievable story about hidden S.S documents found in a chair sent for reupholstering. Lee tracks down who these documents belonged to and finds his living relatives. This is a story not of...


May 15, 2020

In this interview Matt Crawford speaks to Author, Professor and Founder of The Fainting Robin Foundation Peter Maquire about the Mayaquez incident as well as a survivor from that battle Ret. Corporal AL Bailey. The last official battle of the Vietnam War the Mayaquez incident was a rescue mission for a ships crew that...


May 5, 2020

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with professor and author Stephen F. Knott about his book The Lost Soul of the American Presidency: The Decline Into Demagoguery and the Prospects for Renewal. This book sheds a lot of light on why we are a country so divided. Knott tracks back through history and exposes...


Apr 30, 2020

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with historian and author Lindsay Chervinsky about her book The Cabinet. When most of us think about The Cabinet it is as a part of our government that we take for granted. Chervinsky's book points out this was not always the case and if not for Washington creating the cabinet...


Apr 28, 2020

In this episode Matt Crawford speaks with author Neil Bascomb about his book Faster. A former top driver, a down on its luck automaker and an American heiress who team up to take on Hitler's best drivers and fastest cars. WWII has a lot of incredible stories and Bascomb sure has a way of finding them. This is a fast...