Chain of Command - Snap #418

An all-new Snap... "Chain of Command." Amazing stories about those on the bottom talking to those in the middle who report to those on top. Storytelling with a beat... from PRX and NPR.

The Higher-Ups


Glynn is mired in a time warp of bureaucracy, and his escape route takes him right into conflict with the chain of command.

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller


Rifle Shot


A soldier fires the last the shot from his rifle, and hears the consequences years later.

Special thanks to soldier turned journalist Matt Cook for his story.

Producer: Anna Sussman
Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio and Pat Mesiti-Miller



Snap Live! - Josh Healey's "The Chocolate Factory"

  

The only thing standing between a boy and his chocolate dream is "Comrade Grannie."

Josh Healey performs his story for Snap Live! at Ann Arbor's Power Center. Find out more about Josh Healey at joshhealey.org.

Sponsored by Michigan Radio and the Ann Arbor Summer Festival
Original Music by Alex Mandel
Music Performed by Alex Mandel and the Snap Judgment Players (Tim Frick and David Brandt)

Death of a Dictator


An Iraqi medical doctor was arrested and tortured by Saddam Hussein's regime. Then he got a call from the Americans, saying we’ve got Saddam.

Special thanks to Dr. Mowaffak Baqer al-Rubaie for his story.

Producer: Anna Sussman and Julia Dewitt
Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio