April 14, 2003

Todd is joined by author Michael Ruhlman to discuss the realities inside one of the most elite pediatric surgical units in the country. They talk about the craft of surgery, how surgeons hone their skills and operate under extreme pressure. They also discuss the personality traits that are necessary to be a great surgeon. Michael Ruhlman's book is called "Walk on Water: Inside an Elite Pediatric Surgical Unit".

Some conspiracy theorists claim that NASA's moon landings in 1969 were faked. Todd is joined by James Oberg, a Houston-based former aerospace engineer hired by NASA to confront the skeptics and convince them that the Apollo moon landing really happened.

Todd is joined by our book reviewer Lev Raphael. They discuss three new novels including "The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown; "The Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson" and "A Mind of it's Own" by David Friedman. Lev Raphael is an author and mystery columnist.