Shores of Knowledge

A fascinating and original look at New World exploration that focuses on scientific discoveries and innovations that were propelled by these 15th-century voyages to exotic lands.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.