Program 279: Visiting Post-Tsunami Japan; Living in the Arab Awakening

Release Date: 03-10-2012


Guests from Egypt and Morocco discuss the "Arab Spring" movement and explain what the upheaval is about from an insider's perspective, and Rick chats with a Japanese-American tour organizer who's sending Americans to visit the region of Japan that was devastated by the earthquake and tsunami a year ago.


  • Sho Dozono, CEO of Azumano Travel, and organizer of the Flight of Friendship trips to disaster zones
  • Colin Clement, translator, tour guide, and antiquities expert with the French Archaeological Mission in Alexandria, Egypt
  • Aziz Begdouri, tour guide based in Tangier, Morocco