Dick talks with a former officer of a cruise ship, Jay Herrin, who has been on board when a ship has run aground, as well as sailed through a hurricane. He has a book called The Truth About Cruise Ships.
The Final Exit Network says mentally competent adults have a basic human right to end their lives. Dick Gordon talks with one of the group's guides, Fran Schindler, about her own serious illness and decision to participate.
Dick speaks with Dr. Timothy Lepore, the colorful, contrarian physician on the world-famous island of Nantucket. He's surgeon, medical examiner, football team doctor, accidental homicide detective and more.
Dick Gordon speaks with a master ship salvager based in Alaska. Dan Magone has sent his crews to ships that have run aground and listed. He describes using climbing rope to board the ships. At other times, he is in scuba gear diving under a ship.