Sundown on the Mother Road (Encore)

Route 66 is a long story that is still being told. The glory of The Mother Road endures with a resilience underscored by her responsiveness to movements of not only the countless people she has carried but also of turbulent American racial history. Joey Madia discusses “Sundown Towns” that once posed a menacing threat to African-Americans who traveled with the burden of bigotry in mind. (Encore Presentation)

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Seaside Aquarium in Beautiful Seaside, Oregon

Seaside Aquarium is one of the oldest aquariums on the West Coast. Founded in 1937, the aquarium is privately owned and the descendants of some of the founders still are active in its operation. Manager Keith Chandler fills us in on the star attractions and many activities awaiting you at a legendary place in Oregon’s oldest resort town.

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When Beatlemania Came to America

On February 9, 1964, The Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show and on that electrifying night, Beatlemania swept across America. Geoffrey Mark is our guest for a discussion of the places where the Fab Four performed, stayed and visited during their initial trip to the USA. Which locations still can be seen today?

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Nevada-Arizona Adventure with Jamie Jensen

A road trip from southern Nevada to Arizona (or vice-versa) will bring spectacular desert vistas and stunning historic places into view. Hoover Dam and Laughlin in Nevada; Bullhead City, Arizona and the sprawling glory found in and around Phoenix are some elements of what might turn out to be the trip of a lifetime. Jamie Jensen is with us again; this time to share his boundless enthusiasm for the open road, Southwest-style.

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Edsel, Etc. Woulda Coulda Shoulda Cars

They seemed like a great idea at the time: cars that were produced with big ambitions in mind but that failed to win over the public while others went through various modifications for years until they finally went extinct on the assembly line. Karl Petry brings his automotive expertise (and nostalgia) to this episode.

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Vintage Cafes in Western Washington

Western Washington is home to many vintage venues for dining and socializing that proudly maintain their links to the past. Matt Shea is back with first-hand experiences to share about some of the region’s favorite heritage places for food and fun.

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Muskegon Museum of Art in Michigan

The Muskegon Museum of Art, founded on a tradition of aesthetic excellence, is committed to fostering the life-long study and appreciation of the visual arts. We visit with Art Martin, Director of Collections & Exhibitions/Senior Curator, to learn more about this inspiring destination.

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Revel in a Wonderland at Bear Lake

The Bear Lake Valley is a recreational paradise! Bear Lake on the Idaho-Utah border is often called “Caribbean of the Rockies” for its intense turquoise blue water. Jet ski, go sailing, boating, fish, swim and play on our sandy beaches. Wintertime offers snowmobiling, ice fishing and snow skiing. Enjoy bird watching & wildlife too. Tami Leonhardt joins us to share her expertise.

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