The Skies Belong to Us

From 1968 to 1973, nearly one commercial jet per week was successfully taken hostage.  "The Golden Age of Hijacking" receives an overdue history in this true story of a Vietnam War vet who captured $488,000, political asylum, and Western Airlines Flight 701 in one fell swoop.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.