• The Music of Spain

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Program 420: Music of Spain; Space Station Living; Canine-American Road Trip

Release Date: 10-03-2015


Tune into the traditional music of Spain and find out where to catch the best flamenco shows in Madrid. Then listen in as astronaut Chris Hadfield describes daily life aboard the International Space Station, and lets us in on how you get used to doing everything — and we mean everything — in zero gravity. And hear what a cross-country road trip showed a man and his dog about America's canine culture, and what they learned about each other.


  • Federico Garcia Barroso, tour guide based in Madrid
  • Astronaut Chris Hadfield, Commander of International Space Station Expedition 35, and author of "You Are Here" and "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth" (Little, Brown and Co.)
  • Benoit Denizet-Lewis, author of "Travels with Casey" (Simon & Schuster)

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More with Benoit Denizet-Lewis - More with dog Casey got to meet many different types of dogs on the cross-country road trip described in "Travels with Casey." As a dual American-French citizen, Benoit also compares how "dog culture" differs between France and the USA. Find out which country he thinks spoils their dogs the most. (runs 3:15)