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Coast Guard Captain Tells Story of Fishing Boat Tragedy


Retired US Coast Guard Captain W. Russell Webster talks about the book The Sol e Mar: Tragedy off Martha's Vineyard which he co-wrote with his wife Elizabeth B. Webster. The book chronicles the story of the Sol e Mar and its crew, and explains the psychology of hoax callers and Coast Guard technological advancements since the 1990 tragedy. This program is a rebroadcast from an earlier recording.

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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.