Stories by Sam Shaw

In the late 1960s, a California TV repairman named Bob Nelson joined a group of enthusiasts who believed they could cheat death with a new technology called cryonics. But freezing dead people so scientists can reanimate them in the future is a lot harder than it sounds. Harder still is admitting you’ve screwed up.

Sam Shaw
This American Life
42 min 00 sec
Air Date: 04/18/2008