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BURT WOLF: TRAVELS & TRADITIONS

Wednesday, April 8th

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Do The Right Thing

Each year, Burt and his film crew travel around the world making programs for Public Television and in the process, they spend a considerable amount of money. How they decide to spend those funds and how you decide to spend yours can have a powerful effect on government and corporate policy. In this program, Burt teams up with JUST Capital, a non-profit organization that works with Forbes Magazine to find out what are the issues Americans care about and which companies reflect those values. What Burt learned changed his views on destinations, airlines, hotels, restaurants, and where he shops. It could do the same for you.

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Runtime: 00:29:00
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Do The Right Thing

Each year, Burt and his film crew travel around the world making programs for Public Television and in the process, they spend a considerable amount of money. How they decide to spend those funds and how you decide to spend yours can have a powerful effect on government and corporate policy. In this program, Burt teams up with JUST Capital, a non-profit organization that works with Forbes Magazine to find out what are the issues Americans care about and which companies reflect those values. What Burt learned changed his views on destinations, airlines, hotels, restaurants, and where he shops. It could do the same for you.

10:00pm on
Runtime: 00:29:00
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Do The Right Thing

Each year, Burt and his film crew travel around the world making programs for Public Television and in the process, they spend a considerable amount of money. How they decide to spend those funds and how you decide to spend yours can have a powerful effect on government and corporate policy. In this program, Burt teams up with JUST Capital, a non-profit organization that works with Forbes Magazine to find out what are the issues Americans care about and which companies reflect those values. What Burt learned changed his views on destinations, airlines, hotels, restaurants, and where he shops. It could do the same for you.

Wednesday, April 15th

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Kansas City, Part 2

In Kansas City / Part One, Burt teamed up with Dan Hesse, the former CEO of Sprint and long time resident of the city to discover the best BBQ, the secret behind the success of The Kansas City Royals, and the extraordinary collection of art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum. In this program Dan joins Burt to guide him through an amazing museum devoted to World War One, and explains the effects of modern technology on music and mobility. We also get to spend an afternoon with Tom Watson, one of the world's greatest golfers.

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Runtime: 00:29:00
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Kansas City, Part 2

In Kansas City / Part One, Burt teamed up with Dan Hesse, the former CEO of Sprint and long time resident of the city to discover the best BBQ, the secret behind the success of The Kansas City Royals, and the extraordinary collection of art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum. In this program Dan joins Burt to guide him through an amazing museum devoted to World War One, and explains the effects of modern technology on music and mobility. We also get to spend an afternoon with Tom Watson, one of the world's greatest golfers.

10:00pm on
Runtime: 00:29:00
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Kansas City, Part 2

In Kansas City / Part One, Burt teamed up with Dan Hesse, the former CEO of Sprint and long time resident of the city to discover the best BBQ, the secret behind the success of The Kansas City Royals, and the extraordinary collection of art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum. In this program Dan joins Burt to guide him through an amazing museum devoted to World War One, and explains the effects of modern technology on music and mobility. We also get to spend an afternoon with Tom Watson, one of the world's greatest golfers.

Wednesday, April 22nd

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Basking with the Basques

The Basque country straddles the border between southwest France and northeast Spain, but except for their passports the Basques are neither French nor Spanish -- they are Basque. They speak the oldest European language still spoken, so old that no one can tell where it came from. In this program Burt travels through the Basque country, visits the hometown of the first person to sail completely around the world, looks at the early works of Andy Warhol in the Bilbao Museum, and tastes what the Basques are eating and drinking.

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Runtime: 00:26:46
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Basking with the Basques

The Basque country straddles the border between southwest France and northeast Spain, but except for their passports the Basques are neither French nor Spanish -- they are Basque. They speak the oldest European language still spoken, so old that no one can tell where it came from. In this program Burt travels through the Basque country, visits the hometown of the first person to sail completely around the world, looks at the early works of Andy Warhol in the Bilbao Museum, and tastes what the Basques are eating and drinking.

10:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Basking with the Basques

The Basque country straddles the border between southwest France and northeast Spain, but except for their passports the Basques are neither French nor Spanish -- they are Basque. They speak the oldest European language still spoken, so old that no one can tell where it came from. In this program Burt travels through the Basque country, visits the hometown of the first person to sail completely around the world, looks at the early works of Andy Warhol in the Bilbao Museum, and tastes what the Basques are eating and drinking.

Wednesday, April 29th

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Coming to America

The final decades of the 1800s found much of Europe in a losing battle with over-population. Many people felt that their only hope for survival was to immigrate to The United States. They soon discovered that the streets were not paved with gold. In fact, most of the streets were not paved at all, and they were expected to pave them. In this program, Burt takes a look at who came, where they came from and what they contributed to the history of our nation.

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Runtime: 00:26:46
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Coming to America

The final decades of the 1800s found much of Europe in a losing battle with over-population. Many people felt that their only hope for survival was to immigrate to The United States. They soon discovered that the streets were not paved with gold. In fact, most of the streets were not paved at all, and they were expected to pave them. In this program, Burt takes a look at who came, where they came from and what they contributed to the history of our nation.

10:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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Coming to America

The final decades of the 1800s found much of Europe in a losing battle with over-population. Many people felt that their only hope for survival was to immigrate to The United States. They soon discovered that the streets were not paved with gold. In fact, most of the streets were not paved at all, and they were expected to pave them. In this program, Burt takes a look at who came, where they came from and what they contributed to the history of our nation.

Wednesday, May 6th

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Nature Vs. Nurture

For hundreds of years, people have been arguing the issue of Nature vs. Nurture. Are we the result of our youthful experiences or the genes we inherited from our ancestors? Recently, scientists have come to the conclusion that our genes interact with our environment and we change constantly throughout our lives. Our biology is actually altered by our environment. To take a look at this question, Burt talked to a group of people who had grown up in the structured culture of Taiwan and in their early years moved to the more open culture of the United States. Among the people Burt talks to are Steve Chen co-inventor of YouTube and Justin Lin who makes the Fast and Furious films. Burt then travels to Taiwan to take a look at what influenced their youth.

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Runtime: 00:26:46
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Nature Vs. Nurture

For hundreds of years, people have been arguing the issue of Nature vs. Nurture. Are we the result of our youthful experiences or the genes we inherited from our ancestors? Recently, scientists have come to the conclusion that our genes interact with our environment and we change constantly throughout our lives. Our biology is actually altered by our environment. To take a look at this question, Burt talked to a group of people who had grown up in the structured culture of Taiwan and in their early years moved to the more open culture of the United States. Among the people Burt talks to are Steve Chen co-inventor of YouTube and Justin Lin who makes the Fast and Furious films. Burt then travels to Taiwan to take a look at what influenced their youth.

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Runtime: 00:26:46
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Nature Vs. Nurture

For hundreds of years, people have been arguing the issue of Nature vs. Nurture. Are we the result of our youthful experiences or the genes we inherited from our ancestors? Recently, scientists have come to the conclusion that our genes interact with our environment and we change constantly throughout our lives. Our biology is actually altered by our environment. To take a look at this question, Burt talked to a group of people who had grown up in the structured culture of Taiwan and in their early years moved to the more open culture of the United States. Among the people Burt talks to are Steve Chen co-inventor of YouTube and Justin Lin who makes the Fast and Furious films. Burt then travels to Taiwan to take a look at what influenced their youth.

Wednesday, May 13th

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Women @ Work

Burt's mother was one of the first women executives at Macy's Department store. During the past few years, as Burt traveled around the world he began to see how things had changed for women in business and how some things had not changed. In this program he visits with leading authorities on the history of women at work. It took him to New York City, Fairfield, Connecticut, Washington, DC and Zurich, Switzerland.

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Women @ Work

Burt's mother was one of the first women executives at Macy's Department store. During the past few years, as Burt traveled around the world he began to see how things had changed for women in business and how some things had not changed. In this program he visits with leading authorities on the history of women at work. It took him to New York City, Fairfield, Connecticut, Washington, DC and Zurich, Switzerland.

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Runtime: 00:26:46
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Women @ Work

Burt's mother was one of the first women executives at Macy's Department store. During the past few years, as Burt traveled around the world he began to see how things had changed for women in business and how some things had not changed. In this program he visits with leading authorities on the history of women at work. It took him to New York City, Fairfield, Connecticut, Washington, DC and Zurich, Switzerland.

Wednesday, May 20th

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The Girl with the Book

For centuries, women were discouraged from going to school. It was OK if a woman could read and write, but anything more advanced was considered "dangerous". These days, for the first time in U.S. history, more women graduate from American universities than men. It's an amazing change in the relationship between men and women. In this program, Burt travels around trying to find out what had been going on for hundreds of years and why things are changing.

5:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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The Girl with the Book

For centuries, women were discouraged from going to school. It was OK if a woman could read and write, but anything more advanced was considered "dangerous". These days, for the first time in U.S. history, more women graduate from American universities than men. It's an amazing change in the relationship between men and women. In this program, Burt travels around trying to find out what had been going on for hundreds of years and why things are changing.

10:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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The Girl with the Book

For centuries, women were discouraged from going to school. It was OK if a woman could read and write, but anything more advanced was considered "dangerous". These days, for the first time in U.S. history, more women graduate from American universities than men. It's an amazing change in the relationship between men and women. In this program, Burt travels around trying to find out what had been going on for hundreds of years and why things are changing.

Wednesday, May 27th

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It's A Good Thing

When Burt started traveling around the world, the hotels, restaurants, airlines, and just about every other business he encountered had been started by a man, today, half the businesses he deals with were put together by entrepreneurial women and as Martha Stewart would say, "That's a good thing". In this program Burt travels around looking at the tradition of women entrepreneurs.

5:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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It's A Good Thing

When Burt started traveling around the world, the hotels, restaurants, airlines, and just about every other business he encountered had been started by a man, today, half the businesses he deals with were put together by entrepreneurial women and as Martha Stewart would say, "That's a good thing". In this program Burt travels around looking at the tradition of women entrepreneurs.

10:00pm on
Runtime: 00:26:46
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It's A Good Thing

When Burt started traveling around the world, the hotels, restaurants, airlines, and just about every other business he encountered had been started by a man, today, half the businesses he deals with were put together by entrepreneurial women and as Martha Stewart would say, "That's a good thing". In this program Burt travels around looking at the tradition of women entrepreneurs.