Escape

April 13, 2014

Have you ever dreamed of escaping?  Your job, your spouse, your country?   This hour, stories of rescue and escape.

  1. Heroin from A to Z - Ann Marlow

    Ann Marlow had a successful career on Wall Street – and simultaneously, a heroin habit.  She never resorted to selling drugs or her body.  She never hit rock bottom.  After ten years, she decided to quit– and never went back.  The antithesis of the junkie stereotype.

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  2. How to Disappear - Frank Ahearn

    Frank Ahearn is a former skip tracer, a Private Investigator who specializes in finding people who don’t want to be found. 

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  3. Sonic Sidebar: Kidnapped

    In 2008, Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout and photographer Nigel Brennan were kidnapped in Somalia, by Islamist insurgents.  They were held hostage for 460 days. Escape became the focus of their being.

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  4. The Devil's Highway - Luis Alberto Urrea

    A true story of 26 Mexican men who tried to cross the Sonoran desert into the US in 2001.  Only 12 of them survived. The others are known today as the “Yuma 14.”

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  5. Dangerous Idea: Alternative Currency

    Douglas Rushkoff's Dangerous Idea is alternative currencies.

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  6. On Our Minds: Poet Les Murray

    Australian poet Les Murray is considered by many critics to be the greatest poet in the English language today. Steve Paulson sat down with Les Murray for a rare interview.

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