Upon graduation from the University of Iowa, Kendall Carver started in the insurance business with Washington National Insurance Company in Evanston, Illinois. In 1977 he was promoted to President and CEO of Washington National Life Insurance Company of New York and held that position until his retirement in 1995. Following the disappearance of his daughter aboard a cruise ship in August 2004, Kendall began a lengthy quest for answers, using legal means and private investigators. In January of 2006, he founded a group for victims of cruise line crimes. He currently serves as Chairman of this group, International Cruise Victims Association, Inc. This organization now has members in 24 countries around the world and has recently passed major legislation in Washington to control crimes on cruise ships.
In the first half, George Knapp was joined by film director, Oliver Stone and Professor of History, Peter Kuznick, for a discussion on how the notion of American exceptionalism still warps Americans' understanding of their nation's history and role in the world. In the latter half, chairman of International Cruise Victims, Kendall Carver, talked about odd and mysterious disappearances on-board cruise ships and how the industry stonewalls investigations of missing people. ... More »Host: George Knapp