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James Patterson and Matt Eversmann Celebrity Salute

We welcome prolific best-selling author, James Patterson, as well as his co-author Matt Eversmann to the podcast to discuss their latest collaboration. “Walk the Blue Line” is a collection of stories from the men and women who protect and serve their communities. Matt and James interviewed over a 100 members of law enforcement to tell the story of those who are serving our communities.

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Lisa Guerrero – Celebrity Salute

We welcome Lisa Guerrero in this segment promoting her new book “Warrior: My Path to Being Brave.” Randy and Lisa talk about her iconic career—from dealing with harassment as a sports broadcaster to chasing “bad guys” for Inside Edition. She proves that through small, daily acts, bravery is a muscle we can strengthen over time.

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Larry Gatlin – Celebrity Salute Podcast

Celebrity Salute is thrilled to welcome Larry Gatlin to the podcast to discuss his storied music career. Randy speaks with Larry about some of his memories of going overseas to perform for our servicemen and women, and one particular concert he played on top of a tank! Thanks to Larry for being on the show as well as his continued support of America’s troops.

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Wynonna Judd – Celebrity Salute

We welcome back the legendary country music performer, Wynonna Judd, to the the program. We catch up on her life and career, speak about her late mother, Naomi, and The Judds: The Final Tour. Randy and Wynonna speak about the loss of both of their mothers and how healing can take place in ways you don’t expect.

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Rich Little – Celebrity Salute

Randy is beside himself with excitement to talk to one of his comedy idols, Rich Little. Rich is currently performing multiple shows a week at The Tropicana on the world-famous Las Vegas strip. Randy and Rich discuss his career, filling in for the great Johnny Carson, Friar’s Roasts with the Rat Pack, and much more.

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Sunny Anderson – Celebrity Salute

On this week’s Celebrity Salute we speak with Sunny Anderson, host of the Food Network’s NFL Tailgate Takedown which she hosts alongside Patriot Hall of Famer Vince Wilfork. Tailgating and camaraderie amongst fans are huge in the National Football League, and Sunny talks about how much fun it has been to travel around to NFL stadiums and see all the regional differences come to life through food. Randy and Sunny also discuss her own military service as well as her father’s service as an Army Ranger as well as learning of her Grandfather’s time storming the beaches of Normandy in this great segment.

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Mike Rowe – Celebrity Salute

We welcome back one of our long-time friends of the show, Mike Rowe, to talk about all of his great projects including his great podcast “The Way I Heard It.” Randy and Mike talk about the show, veteran employment, his foundation, singing in a barbershop quartet, and much more in this great episode of Celebrity Salute.

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Ken Burns – Celebrity Salute

We welcome our favorite documentarian to Celebrity Salute, Ken Burns. We chat about his newly released documentary, “The US and the Holocaust”, now available on the PBS Documentaries Video Channel on Amazon as well as PBS Passport. Randy and Ken discuss the background story for this doc, and some of the hard truths that Americans faced after the fact. Thanks again to Ken for coming back on the show and for continually sharing his art with us on a regular basis.

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Lt. Col. Dan Rooney – Celebrity Salute

We welcome Lt. Colonel Dan “Noonan” Rooney to the show to talk about his fantastic educational scholarship program benefiting the children of fallen soldiers: Folds of Honor. Over 14 years, 35,000 scholarships have been awarded, totaling over $160 Million in educational impact. Randy and Dan talk about his motivation, and where the Folds of Honor charity is headed in the future.

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Bob Costas-Celebrity Salute

We welcome one of the most familiar faces and voices in the wide world of Sports, Bob Costas, to the Celebrity Salute podcast. We chat about his long-running, sports career, his collection of baseball cards, how he wound up in the lyrics in a rap song and much more in this great interview.

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Amy Loughren-Celebrity Salute

This episode, we welcome Amy Loughren, a real-life hero and a pivotal character in “The Good Nurse”. The real story of Charles Cullen, a prolific serial killer who possibly killed over a hundred patients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania before finally getting caught in the early 2000s, due in large part to her help. The movie is adapted from the 2013 book called “The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder,” by journalist Charles Graeber. Amy’s story is now getting another look in the new Netflix series “Capturing the Killer Nurse.”

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David Bellavia – Celebrity Salute

Celebrity Salute welcomes David Bellavia, a former United States Army soldier who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Second Battle of Fallujah, and the only living recipient of the Medal of Honor from the Iraq War. Bellavia has also received the Bronze Star Medal, two Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals and the New York State Conspicuous Service Cross. Randy Miller and David talk about his fateful mission, recollections of his military service, and how his transition to civilian life has gone, writing a new book and hosting talk radio in Buffalo, New York.

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