The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Tears in the Darkness Listen 19 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/58685/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Michael Norman, a former New York Times reporter, and Elizabeth Norman, author of Women at War, give a gripping account of the 1942 battle for the Bataan peninsula in the Philippines, the surrender of 76,000 Americans and Filipinos to the Japanese, and the infamous Bataan Death March. Their book Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath focuses on American POW Ben Steele, whose sketches are included in the book.