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The Best of Our Knowledge #1539 "Surfing Vietnam & Finding Your EDGE"

A pair of film makers from Florida has explored the history of the Vietnam War from an interesting perspective: surfing.

Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we follow the journeyback to China Beach. We’ll also hear about the Army’s new recruiting campaign.

Dr. Laura Huang

Then we'll learn how students can find success by finding their edge. According to Laura Huang it takes that elusive quality she calls an edge for a student to realize their full potential. Dr. Huang is an associate professor at Harvard Business School. In her debut book called “EDGE: Turning Adversity into Advantage”, she draws from her research showing that personal success takes more than our ideas, credentials skills and hard-work, it takes an edge.

And we'll spend an Academic Minute writing the old fashioned way.

Bob has been a part of the WAMC family since 2001. He currently produces and hosts National Production's The Best Of Our Knowledge. Over the years, Bob has produced The Environment Show and The Health Show for National Productions and hosted weekend mornings on WAMC for a decade. In addition to producing TBOOK, he is currently a reporter and on air host at WUWF Public Radio at the University of West Florida in Pensacola.