Lost and Found

August 22, 2004
(was 08.03.2003)

In the history of near-fame experiences, one story stands out.  Pete Best was the Beatles’ drummer just a few months before “Love Me Do” became a smash hit.  His replacement, Ringo Starr, became a huge star.  And Pete Best?  He worked for decades as a civil servant in Liverpool.  In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll catch up with Pete Best and he’ll tell you that his life turned out pretty well after all.

  1. Davy Rothbart on "Found" Magazine

    Davy Rothbart is the founder and editor of “Found” Magazine. He reads some samples of the notes and lists he’s found and talks about them with Jim Fleming

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  2. Robin Hemley on the Tasaday Tribe

    Robin Hemley talks with Steve Paulson about the Tasaday, the alleged Stone Age tribe discovered in the 1970s in the Philippines, and later denounced as a hoax.

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  3. Pete Best on the Beginning of the Beatles

    Pete Best, the Beatles’ drummer before Ringo Starr, talks with Steve Paulson about the early days of the band, his mysterious dismissal from the group, and what’s happened to him since.

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  4. Karen Levine on Finding Hana's Suitcase

    Karen Levine talks with Anne Strainchamps about “Hana’s Suitcase.” Hana Brady perished as a child in a Nazi death camp.

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