First, Rick Atkinson’s final volume of The Liberation Trilogy, “The Guns at Last Light,” is the epic story of D-Day and the 700 mile thrust to the heart of the Third Reich that led to the triumphant liberation of Europe. With the stirring final volume of this monumental trilogy, Atkinson’s accomplishment is manifest. He has produced the definitive chronicle of the war that unshackled a continent and preserved freedom in the West.
Then, 75 million baby boomers are coping with the challenges of aging relatives. They are facing some of the hardest decisions they will ever have to make. Some are reaching out to elder care advocates who provide relief and individual solutions that so many overwhelmed families and baby boomers desperately need.
Rick Atkinson, Mary Beth Swan, and Barbara Newman Mannix, this week on Prime Time Radio.