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The Blindfold’s Eyes

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Thursday, October 10, 2002

In 1989, while working as a missionary in Guatemala, Sister Dianna Ortiz was abducted by security forces and nearly became one of the country’s desaparecidos or "disappeared". She shares her story, The Blindfold's Eyes. Astronomical photographer, David Malin explores the cosmos, Heaven and Earth. Plus, Phil Patton talks about the evolution of the Volkswagen Bug, from the Third Reich to Walt Disney’s Herbie "The Love Bug," and a conversation with the creators of the Berenstain Bears, Jan and Stan Berenstain.

Sister Dianna Ortiz

In 1989, while working as a missionary in Guatemala, Sister Dianna Ortiz, an American born nun, was abducted by security forces and nearly became one of the country’s desaparecidos or "disappeared". She shares her story, The Blindfold's Eyes: My Journey from Torture to Truth.

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David Malin

Astronomical photographer, David Malin explores the cosmos, Heaven and Earth: Unseen by the Naked Eye.

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Phil Patton

Phil Patton talks about the evolution of the Volkswagen Bug, from the Third Reich to Walt Disney’s Herbie "The Love Bug", Bug: The Strange Mutations of the World's Most Famous Automobile. Read an excerpt in the Reading Room.

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Jan and Stan Berenstain

A conversation with the creators of the Berenstain Bears, Jan and Stan Berenstain. They share their autobiography Down A Sunny Dirt Road.

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