Hi from Rick: Hopeful Travels
I just flew away, as I do every spring, for a couple of months of travel research in Europe. But this time, I'm making a stop in Guatemala and Ethiopia on the way. I'll get to Italy, Switzerland, and Ireland in a couple of weeks — but first I'm on a mission. I'm with my crew, filming an exciting hour-long special called "Ethiopia, Guatemala, Hunger, and Hope," which will air this November on public television stations across the US.
I've wanted to make this program for a long time. The idea was hatched back in the 1990s, as I walked through a shantytown built upon a vast garbage dump in San Salvador and filmed a video for the Lutheran Church in Papua New Guinea about the structural roots of poverty. Since then… Read more