Melvin Dummar says justice was stolen from him as a result of a grand conspiracy to deny him his portion of billionaire Howard Hughes' vast estate. Many consider Dummar to be a fraud but an in-depth investigation by veteran FBI agent, Gary Magnesen, has shown Dummar to be a Good Samaritan who saved Hughes from certain death as he lay alone in the cold Nevada desert in December of 1967. Magnesen and Dummar join George Knapp to discuss why Hughes, the industrialist, movie producer, and test pilot, was in the desert to begin with, along with who schemed to deny Dummar and several institutions of their rightful share of the Hughes estate.
First hour guest, veteran music journalist, Joel Selvin, talks about the notorious Altamont concert of 1969, considered by many to be rock’s darkest day.
Italy's Mount Etna erupted violently on November 11 and since has continued to cough out steam and fountains of lava. The active volcano also produced hundreds of perfectly circular smoke rings. The phenomenon was captured by volcanologist Dr. Tom Pfeiffer. More info here.