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David Housewright is not only an acclaimed author, but he has been recognized by his peers with numerous awards, including an Edgar (the writers equivalent of an Oscar). His latest novel in the Rushmore McKenzie series, “Like to Die,” set in Minnesota, was released on June 19th to excellent reviews, and he and ALAN talk about the rigors of the writing craft in today’s world.
Angie Craig, the only candidate for Congress from Minnesota’s 2nd Cngressional District who actually lives in the district, discusses with guest host HOLLY JENKINS her plans for the future, her pledge to hold a Town Meeting every month, open to all and not just those pre-selected few who hold tickets, reinforcing her style of dealing directly with her constituents and not long distance, as her opponent has been doing for the past two years.
Brian Freeman is not only the #1 Amazon author of psychological thrillers, but his books are sold in over 40 countries and in over 20 languages. His latest, in the Jonathan Stride series is entitled Alter Ego, and he discussed the book, its inspiration, and some of his creative methods with guest host and fellow author Prof. Richard Logan.
Eagan Police Chief Jim McDonald, has been in law enforcement for 30 years, and has served as Chief in Eagan for 11. Interviewed by guest host Holly Jenkins, he discussed his career, and many of the innovations which have marked his tenure. He looks forward to spending more time with his family, and will be succeeded by Deputy Chief Roger New.
Dakota County Commissioner, Joe Atkins has been a regular guest on “Access” over the years. Joe has served on the School Board, as a city Mayor and was elected to seven terms in the MN House of Representatives before election as a Commissioner. Interviewed by guest host Stephen Blair Venable, Joe reviewed his long career in public service.