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Survival in the Icy Atlantic

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In 1856 The sailing vessel John Rutledge left Liverpool on a passage to New York. En route the ship encountered large icebergs and sank. While most of the passengers and crew made it to lifeboats, only person survived the ordeal: Thomas Nye from Fairhaven. On The Point, Mindy Todd talks with Author Brian Murphy about his new book Adrift: A True Story of Tragedy on the Icy Atlantic and the One Who Lived to Tell About It.  


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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.