The Land That Never Was
  • 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"