Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 442
- Apr 22, 2020 6:00 pm
- 50:34 mins
Falcon Thief Guest: Joshua Hammer, author, “The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird” Meet a bird smuggler with an obsession, willing to use daring and ingenious ways, including helicopters, to raid the nests of rare and valuable birds, and an equally dedicated force trying to stop them. The Museum Heist That Netted . . . Bird Feathers Guest: Kirk Wallace Johnson, author, “The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession and the Natural History Heist of the Century” A thrilling tale of a major museum heist of rare bird feathers. Featuring a Hollywood-style break-in and an unlikely cast of otherwise genteel characters.