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Insight: Good Guys Shooting / Oil Refinery Safety / Artist Bob Miller / Elizabeth Custer


Good Guys Shooting It was 20 years ago today when four gunmen stormed a Good Guys store in South Sacramento and took 40 people hostage. Eight hours later, six people were dead. Today on Insight, we'll recall the Good Guys hostage crisis with two people who were there. We'll hear from Lisa Joseph, who survived the hostage situation though her uncle was killed and she lost her unborn child, and former Sheriff John McGinness, who was a deputy sheriff at the time and responded to the scene.

Oil Refinery Safety How prepared are California's oil refineries for a big earthquake? The recent quake in Japan caused fires at two refineries and forced others to shut down. We'll find out how prepared California oil refineries are for natural disasters from  Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President of the Western States Petroleum Association.

Artist Bob Miller Sacramento artist Bob Miller, who paints local landmarks, past and present, and is also a renowned graphic designer and former art director for KCRA TV, has an exhibit of his work opening this weekend at Capital Public Radio. You'll meet Bob Miller and hear some stories about where his sketches have taken him.

Elizabeth Custer A new biography of Elisabeth Bacon Custer, the wife of General George Custer, will be released next week. Author Chris Enss, who lives in Nevada City and has written a number of historical books and novels, co-wrote this Howard Kazanjian. We'll talk with Chris Enss about Elizabeth Custer's legacy.

 
Monday, April 04, 2011
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