Program 431: Delft; the Pacific; Survivors

Release Date: 01-23-2016


A Dutch tour guide shares the charms of her historic hometown of Delft, then author Simon Winchester tells us why he believes the Pacific Rim defines our global future and details the biggest challenges facing the world's largest ocean. And NBC News correspondent Martin Fletcher explains his zeal for telling the personal stories behind the 20th-century tragedies he's covered as a reporter — but this time as a novelist.


  • Angelique Mergler, tour guide from Delft, Holland
  • Simon Winchester, author of "Pacific" (Harper Collins)
  • Foreign correspondent Martin Fletcher, author of "The War Reporter" (Thomas Dunne Books)

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