never forget the day that I was at my hair dresser's. The
receptionist at the salon lifted up the hair dryer and handed
me the phone. It was Adam McManus, and he said he needed me
on the air immediately. To this day, I don't know how he found
me. As a lobbyist on Capitol Hill and a Christian voice in
the media, I am regularly impressed by 'what' and 'who' Adam
McManus knows. He understands the legislative process here
in Washington, the important underlying political intrigue
and he has an uncanny talent for getting key players to 'level'
Andrea Sheldon Lafferty,
Executive Director, Traditional
the course of the many interviews I've done with Adam McManus,
he has proven himself to be an objective journalist, with
a critical and incisive understanding of current events."
for Paula Corbin Jones
McManus is positively the best interviewer I have ever
had on a Christian station and he ranks on par with the
top two interviewers I ever had on secular stations (one
in New York City and one in Albuquerque). Simply stated, Adam McManus is incredible. San Antonio is so fortunate to have him. He is the 'best of the best.'"
author of Cracking DaVinci's Code,
Senior Pastor, Skyline Church, San Diego, California
San Antonio's radio listeners were exposed to the best in
`Take A Stand with Adam McManus,' they never had to go elsewhere.
Adam is one of a kind and a true asset to political talk radio."
McManus has a passion for informing and equipping his listeners
to be salt and light in their community. With his knowledge
of the pressing issues of the day, Adam is able to show how
events affect the lives of listeners. And he understands what
is important not just what the mainstream media decides
is news, but rather what will impact listeners."
former president of Concerned Women for America
have had the pleasure of appearing on approximately 500 radio
programs and 50 national television programs because a) I
was the last Republican to run against Janet Reno, b) I represent
the parents of the three girls shot and killed in the Paducah
school shootings, and c) reported for NewsMax.com the Elian
Gonzalez saga and the post-election litigation in Florida.
least six, or more, of the aforementioned media interviews
have been on Adam McManus' program on the San Antonio radio
airwaves. I have found Adam to be among the very best radio
hosts and interviewers in my ten years of dealing with the
media. He is fair, smart and respectful of both his guests
and his listeners. Any radio station or network hiring Adam
would be getting a real pro, a real asset to its broadcast
Attorney, Miami, Florida; former Janet Reno political opponent
McManus is a hard-hitting talk show host that made a dynamic
impact on San Antonio. Frankly, I consider him to be a `Texas
Treasure.' He doesn't just talk about the issues, he takes
a stand and motivates his listeners to do the same."
CEO, Justice Foundation
the mainstream magazines and television news are so obviously
biased towards the Left, having patriots like Adam McManus
on the radio is crucial. He has always proven to be knowledgeable
and fair, while making sure that his listeners hear the right
side of today's issues."
a pro-life leader who has been interviewed by Adam McManus
many times over the past few years, it is my humble opinion
that his work is beyond reproach. He is a fearless defender
of the full truth. I've appeared on every national television
network, as well as shows like CNN's 'Larry King Live' and
Fox News Channel's 'The O'Reilly Factor.' However, it is not
far-fetched to say that among the top ten, Adam McManus rates
as number one! I hope he is picked up by a radio station that
is interested in bringing listeners the very best in talk
a radio talk show host, Adam McManus' preparation, wisdom
and incisive questions are a rare commodity these days. Just
Dr. Ted Baehr,
McManus is energetic, without being sensationalistic. He always
featured a good balance between host-guest dialogue and call-ins."
was privileged to watch Adam McManus build his radio show
in San Antonio. Adam not only created the most widely respected
talk show in the city, but he has an incredible talent for
researching current events, convincing big-name guests to
join him and empowering his listeners to take action.
"As a national spokeswoman for women in unplanned pregnancies, I
have been interviewed on `Point of View with Marlin Maddoux,'
`Truths that Transform with D. James Kennedy,' `The 700 Club
with Pat Robertson' and `Focus on the Family with Dr. James
Dobson.' I must say that Adam McManus is one of the most insightful
and knowledgeable hosts I have ever encountered."
McManus gets it. He understands that our military, after eight
agonizingly long years of Bill Clinton's disastrous leadership,
is in desperate need of a substantial increase in its budget
and an end to the wacky social experimentation. McManus is
a true patriot who values our precious national sovereignty
which the U.N.-types want to fritter away."
Colonel David Hackworth,
military analyst and newspaper columnist
had the opportunity to be interviewed by Adam McManus at various
times over the past five years. As an early pioneer in Internet
safety, it was often challenging to work with journalists
who had a firm grasp of the important issues of protecting
children from Internet pornography and sexual predators. I
always found Adam McManus to be informed and knowledgeable
on this issue, and willing to work with me to inform his listening
public to the dark side of the Internet in order to empower
parents to protect their children."
Donna Rice Hughes,
author of Kids On-line; Child On-line Protection Act Commissioner
have had the opportunity and privilege to be interviewed on
more than a score of occasions by Adam McManus. I have been
impressed with what his questions reveal about his grasp of
the issues and by his ability to track me down in the most
unlikely of places when he has been after an interview on
an issue in which time was a critical question. I always return
Adam's calls because I know that he is going to be fair and
insightful in his questioning and will always ask intelligent
and thought-provoking follow-up questions."
Dr. Richard Land,
Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission;
Faith and Family" heard on 275 stations
of this interview, we received 47 calls from Adam McManus'
listeners asking for more information on agoraphobia. Many
who called have participated in our program and are functional
individuals once again, thanks to the interview."
Founding Director, New Beginning Foundation for Agoraphobia
someone who has done over 100 radio shows, I am becoming an
expert in the numerous pitfalls which one experiences doing
the talk show circuit. And it was the lack of pitfalls in
this show that has prompted me to write. It was quite obvious
to me that Adam McManus had taken the time to familiarize
himself with the topic of immigration and was thus prepared
to ask tough, but interesting and informative questions...Compared
to many other shows I have done in the past, his show kept
a quick pace and was full of many different and interesting
Media Director, Federation
for American Immigration Reform
McManus had read my book carefully a rarity among radio
hosts conducting numerous interviews with authors and
interspersed the interview with relevant quotations from the
book. Adam is clearly among the best in talk radio today
a spirited personality who motivates his listeners and inspires
them to greater horizons."
author, Should I Get Married?
recent years I have been on well over 200 radio and television
programs in many different parts of the country. On the basis
of that personal experience, I found Adam McManus' show to
be particularly professional and deserving of the label `interview.'...He
took the time to read my book and asked questions that gave
evidence of his preparation."
author, Who Broke the Baby?
was most impressed with Adam McManus' skillful interview,
as well as his fine professional radio voice. It was obvious
to any listener that he had taken the time to become familiar
with the book and with the facts about the problem which inspired
it. Adam put me at ease and made me feel at home in his airspace.
He asked pertinent questions that I was able to respond to
with significant information."
Jan Berliner Statmen,
author, The Battered Woman's Survival Guide
have been on a number of talk shows and I really think that
Adam McManus' show has been the best. It has been my experience
in times past that many of the hosts do not do their homework.
I was gratified by his grasp of the material. It really kept
the show from being superficial, but rather enabled our conversation
to be meaningful."
Dr. Paul Brownback,
The Danger of Self-Love
done quite a few interviews of Living Proof over the past
few months, and Adam McManus' interview was certainly one
of the most professional...He also did a remarkable job of
handling difficult callers."
Producer Living Proof, a NavPress video
was impressed with Adam McManus' professionalism and heartfelt
way he did the program. I've done dozens of interviews across
the U.S., but very few of the hosts were as prepared and knowledgeable
as he was."
Dr. Leonard Felder,
author, When a Loved One is Ill
appreciate Adam McManus' upbeat style and his useful questions.
Also, I appreciate that Adam not only read, but obviously
studied the book. Many of the interviews I have done have
been with people who have only read the fly leaf. He had relevant
places marked and had quotes ready."
for the Spirit
also liked Adam's references to the quotes at the beginning
of the chapters. They make dramatic statements that set the
tone for the chapters, but most interviewers overlook them."
was one of the most exciting and satisfying radio interviews
I have ever been a part of and I would jump at the chance
to be a guest of Mr. McManus anytime."
Dr. Charles Evans,
and Devil Worship
many radio talk show hosts who have interviewed me, Adam McManus
was one of the few individuals who had a working knowledge
of my volume. He had clearly done his homework and knew my
book well enough to ask me specific questions relating to
points I had raised."
been on more than 100 radio shows in the last few years and
there are few and far between like Adam McManus who take the
time to prepare for a show as he does. I found Adam to be
not only a cordial host, but well-prepared, making the entire
experience pleasant and informative for the listeners."
Dr. Gilbert R. Lavoie,
Resurrected (A study of the Shroud of Turin)
author can always tell when an interviewer has not read the
book in detail or at all. As an author, I appreciated the
time Adam McManus had spent studying the book and preparing
for the course of the interview."
Closing of the American Heart
a fellow radio talk show host and frequent guest of 'Take
A Stand with Adam McManus,' I want to enthusiastically recommend
Adam to any radio station. Adam is committed, compassionate
and courageous. He is always prepared for his programs. He
knows his subject; he knows his business. Adam is a winner!"
Presidential candidate, Constitution Party, 2008
former host of "Chuck
McManus did his homework and asked thought-provoking
and stimulating questions. Adam's passion to bring people
to a closer relationship with Christ was evident throughout
the interview. He entertains while effectively communicating Biblical truths which sets him
apart from other talk show hosts."
Godly Business Woman Magazine
the numerous radio interview that I've done, Adam McManus
comes to the top as a talk show host. His heart and passion
for truth, and to help people live out God's Word, is
paramount. As an interviewer, he is able to get to the
heart of the matter in both his questions and answers.
In my experience, Adam is one of the few hosts who diligently
prepares himself for his on-air interviews.
author of Before You Live Together,
Pastor, Bethany Bible Church, Phoenix, Arizona
was impressed by how thoroughly Adam McManus knew the
material in my book. In fact, he knew a few details better
than I, since he had just read it in preparation for the
interview. We actually talked about the substantive material in my book, not just the surface ideas
that someone would pick up just flipping the pages. I've
done 24 interviews in the last two years on this book and
Adam was by far the best prepared."
- Barbara Rainey,
author of Thanksgiving: A Time to Remember,
of Dennis Rainey, host of Family Life Today radio
McManus has integrity in the way that he prepares for
guests. He asks incisive and insightful questions. He
expects answers and demands clarity. Adam had read the
book, understood the issues and was actively engaged
in a substantive give-and-take conversation. He knows
the value of integrity-centered leadership and is willing
a stand" -- not simply for today's citizens, but for
Bracher, author of Integrity Matters
I couldn't find anyone last Wednesday to walk on my back
in spiked heels while tickling my feet with a riding
crop, I settled for the next best thing. So I tuned my
radio to Adam McManus on KSLR. Did you know that innocent
little children have free, unrestricted access to KSLR
when they come home from school? There oughta be filtering
software, at least."
San Antonio Express-News liberal columnist, September
do between 30 and 100 interviews every month, and Adam
McManus is one of my favorite radio talk show hosts.
Even though we agree on very little, his manner is engaging
and his style can be counted on, no matter what the topic,
to prompt and then promote a healthy and flowing dialogue.
Every time I'm on, the phones ring off the hook, and
I can tell that callers just adore Adam's style."
for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)
McManus is truly an amazing individual! Of the 500 talk
show hosts I've dealt with over the past 15 years, I
cannot recall anyone who has so effectively accomplished
what Adam has. As the producer of his own show, he would
be eminently qualified to produce ABC's 'Nightline' or
'Larry King Live.'
as a host, I think Adam is better than many of the `big
name' television and radio personalities out there. He
is in a league of his own and whoever hires him will
have a tremendous asset in their organization."
President, Special Guests, a public relations firm
the editor of Human Events, I have been a frequent guest
on Adam McManus' radio show. I consider it an outstanding
show, and Adam an outstanding host for these reasons:
1) He has a great radio presentation. 2) He is always
well-informed on the issues. 3) He is an intelligent
and aggressive, but courteous, questioner. 4) He respects
the intelligence of both his guests and his audience.
5) He is a real go-getter, personally calling major guests
around the country to get them on his local show."
Editor-in Chief, CNSNews.com,
former Editor, Human
Events, the national conservative weekly
McManus is one of the most talented talk show hosts in
the country. His unique blend of interviewing skills
and news sense always hits the mark and energizes his
audiences. As someone who has done literally hundreds
of TV and radio programs, including 'Crossfire,' 'Firing
Line,' 'Nightline,' 'Talk of the Nation,' 'The O'Reilly
Factor' and 'Focus on the Family,' I can say that no
talk show host equals Mr. McManus' energy and cultural
asks the questions that illuminate, with laser-like precision,
the most important aspects of an issue. And when hostile
callers try to get him to lose his temper, Adam reiterates
the truth with polite firmness.
the years, whether I was at the Family Research Council
or in my current position as director of CWA's Culture
and Family Institute, I would drop everything to do Adam's
program. He is that good! Adam McManus would be an asset
for any radio station that wants to generate listeners
and be taken seriously."
Senior Fellow, American Civil Rights Union
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