The search is on for an elusive giant earthworm in Washington and Idaho. The Palouse worm, said to secrete a lily-like smell when handled and spit at predators, was reported to be 3 feet in length according to reports from the 1890s. More here.
In the first half of the program, George Knapp welcomed author Bill Friedman, who recounted inside stories about the organized crime origins of the Las Vegas Strip. In the latter half, investigative journalist Toby Rogers (book link) shared the untold story of mafia legend Silvio Eboli, a Genovese mob scion who developed an ongoing organized crime operation which involves the sale of marijuana throughout the New York metropolitan area.