Program 671: Three-Hour Louvre; Friend in Foreign Service; Summer of '73

Release Date: 04-02-2022


Get an expert's tips for enjoying the best of the Louvre's gigantic trove of treasures on a short visit. Then hear about what you can expect from US embassy and consulate staff, should you need their assistance while traveling, from the President of the American Foreign Service Association. And listen in as Rick recalls his first unchaperoned backpacking trip to Europe, right out of high school, in the summer of 1973.


  • Art and literary critic James Gardner, author of  "The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World's Most Famous Museum" (Grove Atlantic)
  • AFSA President Eric Rubin
  • Gene Openshaw, co-author with Rick of "Europe's Top 100 Masterpieces" and "Europe 101" (Avalon Travel) 

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