Radio Curious:Philip Weiss " Cover-up of a Peace Corps Murder 
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Radio Curious  Philip Weiss " Cover-up of a Peace Corps Murder   
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Radio Curious  Interviews  For non-profit use only. 
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American Taboo, A Murder in Peace Corps

In this edition of Radio Curious, we take a look at murder and getting away with murder. In the small island kingdom of Tonga, an American Peace Corps Volunteer murdered another American Peace Corps volunteer in October 1976. American Taboo, A Murder in Peace Corps, by Philip Weiss, is a detailed story about the murder, how and why it happened, the legend that developed, the subsequent cover-up, and an interview with the murderer.

Philip Weiss recommends McArthur and Southerland, The Good Years, & McArthur and Southerland, The Bitter Years, both by Paul P. Rogers

Originally Broadcast: June 29, 2003 
Philip Weiss & Barry Vogel, Esq. 
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Radio Curious is a half-hour, weekly, long-form interview program, now in it's 28th year. We interview people on a curiously wide variety of topics about life and ideas. Our website is If your station airs Radio Curious please let us know, we will add you to our list of syndicate stations. We also welcome questions, feedback and program ideas.   Barry Vogel, Esq. is the host and producer.
Ignacio Ayala is the assistant producer.  
Society and Culture | United States  
Version 1: Philip Weiss " Cover-up of a Peace Corps Murder  
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View Script  Ukiah, California  10-16-2018  English 
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radiocurious  320Kbps mp3 (66.38MB) Mono 


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