The Colin McEnroe Show
6:00 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Philippe Petit's "Perfect Crime"

High Wire artist Philippe Petit.
High Wire artist Philippe Petit.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Philippe Petit made his walk between the towers of the World Trade Center 40 years ago. He stayed up on that wire for 45 minutes, made 8 passes between the towers, got down on his knees, and he even laid down on it! But it's more than that one feat - it was a placeholder for a much broader philosophy of risk and creativity, and evidence of who the man really is.

We'll have a full-length interview with Petit on this show, as he releases his new book, Creativity: The Perfect Crime.

Listen to his philosophy about living life "on the edge of life" from "Man On Wire":

***This show originally aired on May 15, 2014***

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