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Rundown for the Week of March 29, 2002

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Opening Of Show

»Featured Music: Azymuth, "Ah Voce Nao Sabe" from "Mundial Muzique"

Interview: Irving Hexham
"...even somebody who's quite antagonistic to Christianity would appreciate the books because they would learn something from them."
--Irving Hexham, general editor of "The Christian Traveler's Guides."

»Featured Music: Money Mark, "Cry" from "Keyboard Repair"

"Along the road there are people -- complete strangers -- who line up to yell at you. And it's not what I'm used to in LA: "Get off the road, buddy." It's, "Thank you for riding. Thank you for raising money. Thank you for helping my nephew, brother, husband"...whatever. You actually start to realize it is a big deal."
--Debrorah Clark, on her experience participating in AIDS Ride.

»Featured Music: Cake, "The Distance" from "Fashion Nugget"

Traveler's Aid: Behind The Guidebook Cover Shot
--Diana Nyad discusses the controversial Hong Kong travel guide cover photo with Lonely Planet's global travel editor Don George.

»Featured Music: UFO, "Dance ce Desert" from "Bon Voyage"

Local Station Break:

»Featured Music: Tony Allen, "Black Voices" from "Black Voices"

Boondocking At Wal-Mart
"...a third of all campers spend at least one night in a Wal-Mart parking lot.... who knew?."
--Susan Barton on the Wal-Mart RV and boondocking phenomenon.

»Featured Music: Sheryl Crow, "Redemption Day" from "Erin Brokovich Soundtrack"

Interview: Joe Sharkey
"The industry is looking at some innovative things.... like 24 hour check-in and check-out.... things that really challenge fundamental operating assumptions of the hotel itself...."
--New York Times Business Travel columnist
Joe Sharkey, on what hotels are trying to get themselves out of the post 9/11 slump.

Postcard: A Man And his Motorcycle
"It had all the allure of a secret route, a legendary passage spread by word of mouth. A road like that is pure gold to a motorcyclist. "
--Dave Karlotski, on the secret byways and highways found on his journey.

»Featured Music: Dean Martinez, "Cabeza de Mojado"

Local Station Break:

»Featured Music: Solvent, "A Panel of Experts" from "Solvent City"

Deal Of The Week: Fly Around Europe On The Cheap
--Our Travel Expert in Residence Rudy Maxa reveals his Deal of the Week: Unadvertised deals and specials on flights to Europe from foreign airlines.

»Featured Music: Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, "Throwdown at the Hoedown" from "Left of Cool"

Interview: The Del McCoury Band
"Like you say you get to see different people everywhere you go and they're doing what they do and they're entertaining you because they're so different! And you learn a lot from all that."
--The Del McCoury Band, reflecting on touring and traveling.

»Featured Music: Del McCoury Band, "All Aboard" from "Del McCoury and the Boys"

Close Music:

»Featured Music: Zero 7, "Give It Away" from "Simple Things"

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