Program 516: London 2018; Last Wild Men of Borneo
Release Date: 03-03-2018
Hear from Londoners about what's afoot in their city right now, and the don't-miss experiences for anyone looking to make the most of a visit to the British capital this year. Then author Carl Hoffman tells what he discovered about two modern-day adventurers who befriended an indigenous tribe in Borneo: One of them got rich selling tribal art — and the other disappeared.
- London-based Blue Badge tour guides Robert Halkett, Jeanie Carmichael, Tom Hooper
- Carl Hoffman, author of "The Last Wild Men of Borneo" (Wm. Morrow)
- The Guardian's latest coverage of the Brexit issue and its implications.
- The newly-opened Triforium viewing area at Westminster Abbey is known as The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries.
- The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is scheduled for Saturday, May 19 at St. George's Chapel, Windsor.
- The new entryway to the Victoria and Albert Museum makes it the first porcelain-tiled public courtyard in the UK.
- Tom Hooper recommends making a reservation three to four weeks ahead for the free views from the Skygarden in the "Walkie Talkie" building.
- Jeanie recommends attending a performance at the newly-opened Bridge Theatre.
- Carl Hoffman writes about the impacts of two Westerners among the indigenous people of a rapidly-changing Borneo in "The Last Wild Men of Borneo."
- Survival International profiles how logging is destroying the world of the indigenous Penan people of Malaysia.