Outer Baldonia

Outer Baldonia

Constant Wonder

Extinct Countries

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"

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