The Land That Never Was
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1066 , Segment 2
Episode: Conning Their Way to Freedom
- Jun 29, 2021 7:00 pm
- 9:52 mins
Gregor MacGregor used his superior storytelling ability to fool hundreds into believing in a promised land that didn't exist. Sadly, many people lost their lives trying to find it. Why are great con artists so good? They're selling us what we already want to buy. Guest: Maria Konnikova, journalist and author of "The Confidence Game: Why We Fall For It . . . Every Time"