Shangri La - Snap #712

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Shangri La". Some say it doesn't exist, but others...are already out the door. Featuring stories about mythical Peruvian rivers and a revolutionary in exile.

The Perfect Spot


Backpackers are scouring Southeast Asia looking for the magical spot, but Glynn has the inside tip.

 


Boiling River


Andres Ruzo tried to track down a legendary he’s heard his grandfather talk about in stories when he was a little boy. He found the stuff of legends, and then was faced with the choices, and burdens of knowing a valuable secret. Find out more in Andres Ruzo’s book, The Boiling River.

 

Check out the Boiling River Project, the TED talk, and TED book.

Producer: Anna Sussman


For Love and Revolution


In the 1970’s Truman Capote interviewed Watani Stiner, a young revolutionary serving time in San Quentin for the death of two Black Panthers. Then... things got interesting.

Producer: Sukey Lewis and Mark Ristich