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Science of piracy on the high seas with historian Dr. Daphne Geanacopoulos

Historian Dr. Daphne Geanacopoulos
Daphne Geanacopoulos
Historian Dr. Daphne Geanacopoulos

Dive into the world of piracy on the high seas in the 17th century with historian Dr. Daphne Geanacopoulos.

She shares the never-before-told story of Sarah Kidd, the wife of the infamous pirate, Captain Kidd.

Were pirates gentlemen or bandits in the 17th century? It’s a story of culture, of the power of the wives at home and the science of piracy centuries ago. Her book is, "The Pirate's Wife: The Remarkable True Story of Sarah Kidd."

Lynn Ware Peek is a long-time contributor to KPCW. She joined the station in 2008 with Tales from the Wasatch Back, was a reporter from 2012 to 2016, and co-hosts and produces two of KPCW’s Public Affairs Hour shows, The Mountain Life, on health and lifestyle, on Wednesdays and Cool Science Radio, tackling science and technology every Thursday.