Program 471: Cuba on the Line; Trespassing Across America

Release Date: 01-14-2017


Two Americans who've made their living in Cuba shed light on the influence Americans have there, then author Ken Ilgunas describes the 1700-mile trek he made on foot from Alberta to Texas in hopes of getting a local perspective on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.


  • Brin-Jonathan Butler, author of "The Domino Diaries" (Picador) 
  • Christopher P Baker, Cuba tour guide and author of Cuba guidebooks for Moon and National Geographic Traveler
  • Ken Ilgunas, author of "Trespassing Across America" and "Walden on Wheels"  (Blue Rider Press)

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Program Extras

More with Ken Ilgunas - Rick and a listener in Massachusetts talk with Ken Ilgunas, author of "Trespassing Across America," about how he still hitch hikes legally across America. (runs 1:53)