The Dive: The Untold Story of the World’s Deepest Submarine Rescue
Author Stephen McGinty, on his new book, The Dive: The Untold Story of the World’s Deepest Submarine Rescue, which covers the combined efforts of Britain, America, and Canada in the 1973 rescue, against time and all odds, of a submarine stranded deep in the ocean, buried nose-first in a bed of sand, and with only two days’ worth of air for the men aboard.
[Recorded on July 22, 2021.]
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Stephen McGinty is an award-winning journalist (London’s The Sunday Times) and producer of BAFTA-winning documentaries. He has published several books in Britain but The Dive: The Untold Story of the World’s Deepest Submarine Rescue is his first book to be published in America. Among his documentaries, he co-produced Fire in The Night, based on his book, which won the Audience Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and both RTS and BAFTA awards for “best single documentary.” Stephen lives in Scotland.