A huge eruption on the sun is expected to blast Earth with a stream of charged particles on January 24th. The NOAA reports that this is the strongest solar radiation storm since 2005. More at Space.com and Spaceweather.com.
In the first half, writer, teacher, and author Bill Friedman discussed the inside story of the criminal careers of the leaders of the three biggest liquor gangs and how they built 80% of the Las Vegas Strip gambling resorts from the Flamingo in 1946 to Caesars Palace in 1966.
In the latter half, founder of Black Box Voting, an investigative reporting and public education organization for elections, Bev Harris, talked about voting issues related to the presidential primaries, and past elections.