The year is 1964 and Carl Gordon is an ill-prepared New York Assistant U.S. Attorney who has lied his way into a transfer to Stockville, Alabama, where he is supposed to monitor and enforce the Civil Rights Act. In a matter of days, the Ku Klux Klan takes aim at him, the outside agitator. Carl has agreed to represent Oleatha Geary, a black family matriarch who has inherited a mansion in an all-white, race-restricted neighborhood. Carl and Oleatha are engulfed in litigation that turns deadly. It’s anyone’s guess who will survive multiple assassination attempts, let alone whose integrity will remain intact.
The classic tale of man…and man’s best friend, by the great naturalist. From the heart of Alaska comes a tale at once harrowing, and uplifting. Travel with the great adventurer John Muir as he takes his most memorable journey. Performed by Alaska NPR’s leading voice actor Lee Salisbury, and featuring original music and sound effects, this is one of the most popular stories in Alaska, one of the most touching of animal stories, and a truly great adventure for the whole family.
If you’ve always wanted to travel to Alaska, this is your ticket. The classic journals that foreshadowed today’s environmental movement, the great naturalist John Muir here reveals the secrets of the very birth-pangs of Earth. With the eye of both geologist and botanist, he unlocks planetary structure and development. Unwittingly, in the process he shows his humanity in simple acts of courage, and heroic acts of friendship and kindness. Performed by Alaska NPR’s leading voice actor Lee Salisbury, and featuring original music and sound effects, this is one of the treasures of Alaskan lore, a historically accurate travelogue — including mention of Muir’s companion Stickeen — a moving and educational adventure for the whole family.