Program 701: The US Civil Rights Trail; Wild Arctic Svalbard
Release Date: 01-14-2023
Hear how the US Civil Rights Trail, with 100 stops across 14 states, was organized to help all Americans get an up-close look at the movement to dismantle Jim Crow laws across the South. And listen in as ecologist Chris Morgan describes changes he's observed on Norway's Svalbard archipelago — halfway between the mainland and the North Pole — which indicate how our warming climate is a threat to life in the Arctic.
- Alabama tourism director Lee Sentell
- John Swaine, CEO, International Civil Rights Center and Museum, Greensboro NC
- Ecologist and filmmaker Chris Morgan
- Lee Sentell is the author of a guide to historical sites along the U.S. Civil Rights Trail.
- An interactive map to the United States Civil Rights Trail.
- John Swaine is the CEO of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro, North Carolina.
- Diane Nash's role in student sit-ins in Nashville and with the Freedom Riders in Alabama is described by Smithsonian magazine.
- Chris Morgan's website include links to his documentary films and podcast "The Wild."
- Chris spoke with Rick in 2016 about "Wild Europe" on Travel with Rick Steves program #446, and about "Bear Trekking" on program #456.