Wed October 2, 2013
The Rise Of 'Prepper' Culture
Back in the 1950’s the Cold War brought with it elementary school air raid drills, gas masks in many homes, and the rise of a bunker mentality. Recent natural disasters from Hurricane Katrina to Sandy Hook as well as the 911 attacks have created a new generation of survivalists. They call themselves Preppers and there are hundreds of groups around the country, worldwide conferences and even television shows. We’ll meet the head of a national Prepper organization, a woman committed to teaching other woman to become survivors and a local Prepper.
Rich Davis - Local Charlotte Prepper
Tom Martin - Founder, American Prepper Network
Survivor Jane - Creator of the Survivor Jane website
Trent Holzinger - Charlotte native, survival enthusiast, and prepping expert. He is the Director of Logistics and Tactical Preparedness for Pilgrims Group U.S.A.