William Broad: "The Oracle" (Penguin)

William Broad: "The Oracle" (Penguin)

She advised the great Greek philosophers, kings sought her counsel, and armies wouldn't march without a sign from her for guidance. The Oracle at Delphi was a real person with seemingly mystical powers derived in part from inhaling a...

She advised the great Greek philosophers, kings sought her counsel, and armies wouldn't march without a sign from her for guidance. The Oracle at Delphi was a real person with seemingly mystical powers derived in part from inhaling a strange vapor. The scientific search for the truth behind the legend.

Guests

William Broad

senior writer at the New York Times and author of six books, including "Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War."

Please familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct and Terms of Use before posting your comments.

Our address has changed!

The Diane Rehm Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.