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Rundown for the Week of June 14, 2002

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Opening Of Show

»Featured Music: Digible Planets, "Rebirth of Slick" from "Reachin'"

Group Tour Jolly Chat
"Are we gonna gamble? Are we gonna learn anything about gambling? I wanna know how to win."
--The Savvy Traveler host, Diana Nyad, taking a tour in Las Vegas, focusing on the task at hand.

»Featured Music: Tom Jones, "What's Up Pussycat?" from "Tom Jones' Greatest Hits"

Making of a Tourist Trap
"David Hasselhoff goes to Osh, Eric Estrada has been glimpsed. So people who really aren`t on television anymore."
--Cash Peters, on the "glamour" and spectacle associated with visiting Van Nuys, California.

»Featured Music: Benny Cassette, "I Love LA" from "Unreleased"

Local Station Break:

»Featured Music: Oscar Peterson, "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" from "Talkin' Verse Groovy"

Traveler's Aid: Picking a Package Tour
--Our Travel-Expert-in-Residence, Rudy Maxa, tells how to find a good package tour -- and how to avoid the "stinkers."

»Featured Music: Chet Baker, "Evil Ways" from "Talkin' Verve Groovy"

Stalking the Amish
"Part of me feels like I`m watching a documentary on the Documentary channel: Watch as the native Amish do native activities in their native habitat."
--Michelle Kholos, hanging out in "Amish country," Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

»Featured Music: Wes Montgomery, "California Dreamin'" from "Talkin' Verve Groovy"

Local Station Break:

»Featured Music: Jimmy Smith, "Sunny" from "Talkin' Verve Groovy"

Deal Of The Week: Camelot Revisited
--Our Travel-Expert-in-Residence, Rudy Maxa, unleashes his Deal of the Week: bargains on tourist spots related to the Kennedy "Camelot" era in Washington, DC.

Interview: Nick Yapp
"The idea of traveling for travel`s sake isn`t really much older than 250 years. Up until then, the only people who traveled were soldiers and merchants and pilgrims."
--Nick Yapp, on travel and its relative "newness" as a recreational activity.

Interview: Random Spot Tourist
"Once you're there, you look around the area and figure out what is there interesting to see. There will be interesting things to see or do. Even if it turns out there's not much there, the process of getting there is interesting."
--Sam Minter, explaining his randomized GPS-based travel plans.

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