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'The Long Walk' To Defuse A Ticking Bomb13:08

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If you've seen the film The Hurt Locker, you probably remember a scene where a bomb defuser in an 80-pound Kevlar suit takes the long walk to extinguish an unexploded bomb. Brian Castner, author of The Long Walk, spent years as an explosive ordinance disposal officer in the U.S. Air Force, and knows that long walk well.

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