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“Oil Patch Code Blue” ~ “419,” the Nigerian Scam ~ Review: “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief”

posted on 09/04/2013

  Wednesday, September 4 – Independent reporter Todd Melby has produced a new series on oilfield injuries. He stops by to preview “Oil Patch Code Blue,” which airs next week. ~~~ Ashley Thornberg was recently out in western North Dakota, and today she shares an excerpt from one of her interviews. ~~~ A report on an effort to help women in farming. ~~~ We’ve all gotten those scam e-mails, letters or phone calls seeking help to move some vast amount of money. Best-selling author Will Ferguson decided to investigate the history of these so-called 419 scams, and the result is his new award-winning novel, “419.” ~~~ A book review from Gary Ficek, “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief” by Lawrence Wright, winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. ~~~ Natural North Dakota with Chuck Lura … Glasswort.

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