Deep in the heart of an uncharted rainforest in Northern California lives the tallest tree on the planet. Author Richard Preston tells the story of the majestic Sequoia sempervirens and the daring group of botanists and amateur naturalist who scaled the tallest trees and discovered a new ecosystem.

Guests

  • Richard Preston a writer for "The New Yorker," and author of "The Hot Zone," "The Demon in the Freezer," and the novel "The Cobra Event."

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Barry Meier: “Missing Man”

Tuesday, May 24 2016Nine years ago, former FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran while on a mission for the CIA. The story of his secret journey to Iran, the CIA cover-up that followed and efforts to rescue the longest-held U.S. hostage.

The U.S. Expands Ties To Vietnam

Tuesday, May 24 2016President Barack Obama lifts the embargo against U.S. arms sales to Vietnam. We discuss what closer ties between the U.S. and Vietnam mean for trade, leverage on human rights and growing concerns over China's military expansion.