* Author, Kidnapped (Harvard University Press, 1999)
* Editor, Harper's Magazine
* Writer and Host, Legacy of a Kidnapping: The Triumph of the Tabloids (Documentary film)
*President and CEO, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The number of children who are actually kidnapped - snatched by strangers - is tiny - but these cases command an extraordinary share of alarm and attention. Join Neal Conan for a look at the sociology of abducted children, from the Lindburgh baby to Samantha Runnion, this hour on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.