In his new book Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the Middle of the American Century, author Hank Meijer explores the life of the Grand Rapids republican who passed away nearly 70 years ago.

Meijer shares with readers Vandenberg's political savvy and his ability to forge foreign policy with democrats creating NATO and the United Nations.

What can today's political leaders learn from Senator Vandenberg? Meijer explains it's about bipartisan engagement and an openness to a large number of groups.


At a time when America is turning inward and nationalism is on the rise, what can Americans learn from Senator Arthur Vandenberg?

The Grand Rapids republican passed away nearly 70 years ago, but a new book by Hank Meijer shines the light on Vandenberg once again.

WGVU spoke with Meijer who explains how Vandenberg’s openness to change and bipartisan compromise helped to make America a world power.

The youngest son of Gordy Howe, Dr. Murray Howe, joins us to discussing his book, ‘Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father.’

Healing Arthritis

Nov 1, 2017

Author Dr. Susan Blum joins TMS to talk about her latest work, ‘Healing Arthritis:  Your 3 Step Guide to Conquering Arthritis Naturally.’

Author James Gleick joins us to talk about his book ‘Time Travel: A History.’ We discuss this concept that has preoccupied physicists and storytellers over the course over the last century.

Race to Judgment

Oct 19, 2017

Federal Judge Frederic Block joins us to discuss his latest book, ‘Race to Judgment,’ a gripping legal thriller based on real cases.

Backfield Boys

Oct 19, 2017

Best Selling author John Feinstein joins us to talk about his latest book, ‘Backfield Boys,’ a book inspired by Colin Kaepernick's quest to address issues of race. 

Author Bhu Srinivasan

Oct 16, 2017

Author Bhu Srinivasan joins TMS to discuss his book, ‘Americana: A 400 Year History of American Capitalism.’

Author Nick Tonkin joins us to talk about his book, Tommy the Toot Owl.

Playing Hurt

Aug 30, 2017

John Saunders was a legendary and beloved sportscaster at ESPN. His post mortem memoir is out, ‘Playing Hurt, My Journey from Despair to Hope,’ co-written by our guest, John U. Bacon.