Program 388a: Digging Up England; Astronaut's View of Earth; Holy Land Travels
Release Date: 11-26-2016
Learn about how Roman and prehistoric worlds are within reach just beneath Britain's surface. Then hear Commander Chris Hadfield describe what he's captured in his photos of our planet, taken from 250 miles away. And listeners share highlights of their travels in Israel and Palestine.
- British tour guide and historian Roy Nicholls
- 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.)
- The Council for British Archeology's website is called "Archeology for All."
- Wikipedia outlines Roman sites in Britain, by region.
- A list of metal detecting clubs in the UK.
- English Heritage posts a visitor's guide to Stonehenge, the best-known pre-historic site in Britain.
- Chris Hadfield's books, "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth," and his photo book, "You Are Here," are published by Little, Brown and Company. They are available from the ChrisHadfield.ca website. His latest title is a children's picture book about encountering the unknown, called "The Darkest Dark."
- Chris Hadfield discusses his zero-gravity music video of David Bowie's song "Space Oddity."
- Colonel Hadfield's videos are included on his You Tube Channel.
- Watch the "Rick Steves' The Holy Land" TV special.
- Caller Allen in segment C references the book, "Hiking the Jesus Trail" by David Landis and Anna Dintaman.
- Birthright Israel is the program caller Artie's daughters experienced to visit the Holy Land region.
- Caller Joe in Seattle found Palestinian products for sale by Canaan Fair Trade in Jenin.
- Rick mentions Mitri Raheb as the well-known pastor of the Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethelehem.