Program 728: Beyond New Orleans; View from Germany; Traveling Again, Part 1

Release Date: 09-23-2023


Take a look at the historical attractions of southeast Louisiana that are easy day trips from New Orleans. Listen in to a German journalist comparing how his fellow Germans approach contemporary political and social issues versus the polarizing ways many Americans react to hot-button issues. Plus, hear listeners share tales of how they've been able to get back to traveling again since pandemic restrictions were lifted.


  • Louisiana tour guide Andrew Farrier
  • Journalist Stefan Wagner from Munich

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Program Extras

More with Andrew Farrier - Andrew Farrier tells Rick about the company-towns that house petro-chemical refineries along the Mississippi River, between New Orleans and Baton Rouge. (runs 2:14)

More with Stefan Wagner - Munich-based journalist Stefan Wagner discusses with Rick how political issues are driving where people live and who they associate with, in Germany and the U.S. They also discuss the divergent views toward nudity and modesty in Europe and the U.S. (runs 5:48)