Underground - Snap #428

This week Snap digs deeper with amazing stories of the hidden, the secret...  the subterranean. On the next Snap Judgment from NPR and PRX, "Underground."

Lowdown on the High Fade


Glynn finds out just how far he'll go to look good.


Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

 


The Little Girl Who Traveled With America's Most Wanted


What happens when a nine year old is forced to sever ties with everyone she knows and go underground.

Producer Anna Sussman.

(Find out more about the world of Jeff Greenwald here. )


The Long, Strange, 60-Year Trip of Elmer McCurdy


Elmer McCurdy led a life of poverty, illness and crime. But the injustices subjected to his corpse after his death made his afterlife much, much worse.

Learn more about Elmer’s story by reading “Elmer McCurdy: The Misadventures in Life and Afterlife of an American Outlaw by Mark Svenvold.”


Producer Stephanie Foo


How One Woman's Secret Discovery Under A Parking Lot Changed 500 Years of History


Philippa Langley got a weird feeling when she walked over a parking lot in Leicester one day. A feeling like maybe a dead king was buried underneath it. So she invested all her time and money on a search for King Richard III.

Read Philippa’s incredible story in her book: The King’s Grave.


Producer Stephanie Foo