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February 23, 2017

What You Should Know About Being Arrested
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If you were to get arrested, do you know what to do? What you should say? How you should act? It's a scary thing to think about, but its something you should be prepared for just in case. Leonard welcomes Retired Law School Professor Robert Whorf, who is an expert in Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure & Trial Advocacy. They will discuss what it means to be arrested and what are one's constitutional rights.

Then, for a lighter look at the law, we welcome Edward Meyer, VP of Exhibits and Archives for the Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum in Orlando, Florida. For over 38 years he has traveled the world collecting unusual stories and unbelievable artifacts for the museum. He and Leonard will chat about some of the stranger legal matters he has come across in his work for the museum.
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Birdsong: Getting Arrested
Retired Law School Professor Robert Whorf talks about what happens when you get arrested, what your rights are, and why you should just keep your mouth shut. Then, Edward Meyer, VP of Exhibits and Archives for the Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum in Orlando talks about some recent acquisitions they have made, including the world's most expensive dress.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Edward Meyer
For over 38 years Edward Meyer has traveled around the world collecting unusual stories and unbelievable artifacts to fill Believe It or Not! books and museums. He is a walking encyclopedia of information, some strange, some gross - but all true! He has acquired over 20,000 different museum artifacts, everything from a pin valued at $1 million dollars, to a two-trunked elephant, to Marilyn Monroe's lingerie, to Lee Harvey Oswald's mortuary toe tag, to a meteorite from Mars. The list is endless. Editor of the famous Ripley's Believe It or Not! newspaper syndicated cartoon, producer of countless Ripley museum films, and a researcher for over 200 hundred Ripley television shows, Meyer has appeared on radio and television programs around the world as the Ripley historian and raconteur, the man with the world's best job

Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum