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A return to Walden Pond

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Henry David Thoreau took solitude at Walden Pond to ponder nature, self and his place in the world. On The Point, we talk with David Gessner about the relevance of Henry David Thoreau during and after a pandemic. Gessner’s latest book is Quiet Desparation, Savage Delight: Sheltering with Thoreau in the Age of Crisis. Mindy Todd hosts.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.