Noah talks to Masha Lipman, Deputy Editor of Itoga Magazine who talks about the reaction of the families of the Russian sailors who died on the submarine Kursk after they learned of a note found on the body of one sailor. The note revealed that at least some of the sailors survived the explosion the explosion. It was found in the pocket of Lt. Dmitry Kolesnikov, commander of the Kursk's turbine section. The note describes how 23 members of the crew moved from one section to the other after the explosion, and suggested that two or three people might try to escape through the emergency escape hatch.
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