Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1077 , Segment 3
Episode: Extinct Countries
- Jul 7, 2021 6:00 pm
- 11:39 mins
Outer Baldonia was a tiny island nation, complete with a declaration of independence, constitution, and its own currency. It was created and led by its “Prince of Princes,” Russell Arundel, a Washington businessman and lobbyist. It supported freedom for fishermen and opposed the communist bloc. Guest: Kara Arundel, education reporter and editor, based in Washington, D.C.; author of "Raising America’s Zoo: How Two Wild Gorillas Helped Transform the National Zoo"