Great Measures

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Canadian Ambassador and former CIA station chief Ken Taylor discusses his involvement in a secret mission to rescue some Americans who were being held during the Iran Hostage Crisis. Also, writers Siobhan Fallon and Lily Burana discuss the challenges of being married to men in the military. Then, the great pianist Byron Janis tells about his extraordinary life in music, coping with arthritis, and the influence of Chopin on his work. Plus our latest Backstory segment looks at the long and violent history of Papa Doc and Baby Doc Duvalier in Haiti.