Transcending Tragedy In Connecticut

Encore: February 16, 2016

On July 23rd, 2007, two ex-convicts entered the Connecticut home of Dr. William Petit and killed and tortured his wife and two young daughters. Petit was nearly bludgeoned to death but managed to escape. Eight years later, Ryan D’’Agostino captures Petit’s story of tragedy and survival in his new book, “The Rising: Murder, Heartbreak, and the Power of Human Resilience in an American Town.” The author joins us tonight.

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