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    • A Thousand Pounds of Dynamite

    • By: Adam Higginbotham
    • Narrated by: Adam Higginbotham
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The bomb appeared early one morning in an upstairs office of Harvey’s Wagon Wheel Casino near Lake Tahoe, an enigmatic box covered in a bewildering array of switches. A neatly typed letter explained that the box contained 1,000 pounds of dynamite. It was the largest improvised explosive device in American history - and its creator promised to explain how to remove it safely if the casino delivered $3 million by helicopter to a remote landing site in the mountains.

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    • By Red Plammer on 10-24-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The New Yorker, February 4th 2013 (Michael Specter, Adam Higginbotham, James Surowiecki)

    • By: Michael Specter, Adam Higginbotham, James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    "Walking the Walk", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Live from Gaza", by Rebecca Mead; "Requiem for a Dreamliner?", by James Surowiecki; "The Operator", by Michael Specter; "Life at the Top", by Adam Higginbotham; and "The Evil That Men Do", by Anthony Lane.

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