Soft Landings

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

On today’s show, Captain Chesley Sullenberger fills us in on the details of how he – and his crew – landed US Airways Flight 1549 safely in the middle of the Hudson River in January. And, our latest Underreported segment looks at the 25 most important stories from the past year…that you haven’t heard about.

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Highest Duty

Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot who landed a failing US Airways jet on the Hudson River, saving the lives of all of the passengers and crew aboard, discusses that remarkable emergency landing and what made it possible. In Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters, he describes ...

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Underreported: Censored 2010

On this week’s Underreported, we look at 25 important stories you’ve never heard of – including articles about nuclear waste pools in North Carolina and Ecuador becoming the first country to grant human rights to nature. Mickey Huff, the co-editor of Censored 2010, tells us about this ...

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