Program 328: Road Trips with Lincoln and the Green Book; Flying Happy with Samantha Brown

Release Date: 06-08-2013


Get inspired to take a classic American road trip along the Lincoln Trail, from Springfield, Illinois to Gettysburg and the Potomac. We'll also hear about the special travel guide that African-Americans relied on in the mid-20th century to find a welcome on the road. Plus, TV travel host Samantha Brown shares how to enjoy your next long flight overseas.


  • Robert Reid, Lonely Planet USA editor
  • playwright Calvin Alexander Ramsey, author of "Ruth and the Green Book" (Carolrhoda)
  • Samantha Brown, host for various series on the Travel Channel

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Graffiti on freights

High up in the Siskyous.

Travelling art show.

-- Phyllis Baker, Seattle


Louisiana's longest street

Great people along the way to meet

500 miles peddled to complete.

-- Jeff Sibley, Central City, Louisiana


Choose Sand or Asphalt

Cars along Shore or Race Track

Daytona Beach, Wow!

-- Gail Weinstein, Port Orange, Florida


Up to Michigan

Ah, sullen teenage daughter

Karma strikes again.

-- Karen Albright, Fort Wayne, Indiana