Episode of the day: “To the Brink”

Listen to “To the Brink” (55:44)

Podcast: Snap Judgment (Episode 611)

Snap Judgment is always a good idea. In this episode, two fascinating true stories and one fictional story.

More information:

“This is a True Story” documentary by Paul Berczeller. Worth watching.

Article “Death in the Snow” in The Guardian.

Article “How a hunger strike affects the human body” in the Huffington Post.

“Hunger strike reflections” video by Laurence McKeown.

A scene from This is a True story. Officer Jessie Heliman actually spoke with the real Takako before she died
A scene from “This is a True Story”. (Image: Paul Berczeller)