Adrian Tinniswood is a native of Derby in the UK. Born in 1954, he followed a degree in English and Philosophy at the University of Southampton with a Masters in Philosophy on 'Minor Poets of the 1890s' at Leicester.
Since then he has combined work with heritage institutions such as the National Trust and the Heritage Lottery Fund with lecturing for English and American universities, including Bristol, Oxford, Nebraska-Lincoln and UC Berkeley. He is the author of twelve books on architectural and social history and is well-known as an author, lecturer and broadcaster in Britain and America.
Historian Adrian Tinniswood spoke about a period in the 17th century when pirates ruled the Barbary Coast of Africa. Capt. Kelly Sweeney joined in the conversation in the latter part of the third hour. First hour guest, former chief of the Seattle Police Department Norm... More »