Today, on the Ed Morrissey Show (3 pm ET), we will talk with Lt. Col. Gordon Cucullu (USAF, ret) about his new book, Inside Gitmo: The True Story Behind the Myths of Guantanamo Bay. With all of the issues arising over Barack Obama’s orders to close Gitmo, we need to hear from a man who’s been inside and can tell us the good and the bad.

In the second half, I’ll have a surprise guest to talk about the American space program. We’ve covered its sorrow this week, but we should also celebrate its successes and give people a sense of what it meant from the inside.

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