The ebola epidemic in West Africa is not just a health care crisis. It has affected every corner of society in the countries most affected. Schools have been closed for months, infrastructure projects have been put on hold and GDP growth has slowed to a crawl. A discussion of the social and economic cost of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit did something very daring and very illegal — he rigged a tightrope between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and walked between them. In his new book, he tells how he planned and carried out the stunt. He joins guest host Steve Roberts to talk about his unique perspective on the Twin Towers — a year after they were brought down by terrorists.
- Philippe Petit Author and High-wire Artist who rigged a tightrope between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and walked between them.
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