July 9, 2006
(was 12.11.2005)

The Meaning of Life

Part Four


Pete Best should have been famous beyond his wildest dreams. He had Ringo's job just months before the Beatles' "Love Me Do" became a smash hit. But he got tossed out of the band and ended up working for decades as a civil servant. So does Pete Best regret how his life turned out? Not really. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge we'll talk about regret and how life has a way of taking some crazy turns.

  1. Cary Sudler on Slave Ownership Regrets

    Cary Sudler returns to his ancestral home to apologize to the black members of his family for the injustice of slavery.

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  2. Pete Best on being a Beatles Drummer

    Steve Paulson talks with Pete Best who was the Beatles drummer before Ringo Starr.

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  3. Pianist Leon Fleisher on Becoming Crippled

    Classical pianist Leon Fleisher was sidelined for many years by a medical condition that crippled his right hand.

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  4. Karen Levine on "Hana's Suitcase"

    Hana was a little girl killed in the Holocaust. Her suitcase came into the possession of a Japanese school teacher some 60 years later.

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