Fred Carter, better known as Texas Fred the Zydeco Cowboy, was born and raised in Southeast Texas, where he became fascinated with zydeco and its origins. He shares the music he loves here in D.C. in the form of a local radio show, "The Trail Ride."
Guest Host: Frank Stasio
Three Mile Island. The Challenger explosion. The Exxon Valdez. In our increasingly high-tech world, the slightest mechanical defect or human error can sometimes lead to catastrophe. Join us as look at recent disasters, why they happen, and the lessons they can teach us about our use of technology.
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