Snap #403 - The Crown

Some people are born into it.  Some hear the call of destiny. Others see fit to take it for their own and dare you to take it away. On the next Snap Judgment from PRX and NPR we proudly present, "The Crown."

The Prince


Some people are born into it.  Some hear the call of destiny. Others see fit to take it for their own and dare you to take it away. On the next Snap Judgment from PRX and NPR we proudly present, "The Crown."


Secret Identity


Sarah Culberson knew very little about her birth father. What she found out, changed everything. Check out the Kposowa Foundation and find out more about Sarah’s story from her book, A Princess Found.

Producer: Anna Sussman with sound design by Renzo Gorrio


Saudi Princesses


When Jayne Amelia Larson takes a job as a chauffeur for a Saudi royal family, she gets a glimpse of a gilded, inglorious world. Check out her book, Driving the Saudis.

Producer: Anna Sussman with sound design by Julia DeWitt


The Three Christs of Ypsilanti


In 1959, psychiatrist Milton Rokeach brought together three schizophrenic men who believed they were Jesus Christ, hoping to cure them of their delusions. But over time, his methods became dangerously amoral.

Thanks to Richard Bonier and Ronald Hoppe for their help.  Additional thanks to Peter Shyppert as the voice of Milton Rokeach.

You can buy The Three Christs of Ypsilanti, Rokeach’s book, right here.

Producer: Stephanie Foo


The North Korean Techno Party


Glynn’s next door neighbors never let him play in their reindeer games.  

Producer: Stephanie Foo


Dancing Bear


Susan Supernaw always wanted a traditional name, but the one she was destined for seemed more like a cruel joke. Find out more about Susan’s story.

Producer: Anna Sussman with additional sound design by Renzo Gorrio