John Grigsby Geiger was born in Ithaca, New York, and graduated in history from the University of Alberta. The author of five books of non-fiction, his work has been translated into nine languages. He is Editorial Board Editor at The Globe and Mail, and a Senior Fellow at Massey College, University of Toronto. He is a Governor of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and Chairman of the Society's Expeditions Committee, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Explorers Club, and a Member of the Advisory Board of Wings Worldquest.
Award-winning author and explorer John Geiger shared stories from his book, The Third Man Factor: Surviving the Impossible, which chronicles how people endure moments of great stress and crisis, sometimes at the very edge of death, with the help of an unseen companion. First hour guest, activist Sharon Zecchinelli, talked about her opposition to a government program to identify and track livestock animals in the United States. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett