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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/roadtripnation

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This series follows a group of roadtrippers as they traverse the United States and meet fascinating leaders who share stories of realizing their dreams.

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#605 [TV-PG]
Three young Australian women head to the United States and roadtrip across the country. After arriving in Los Angeles, they learn to drive an RV and acclimate to life on the road. The team heads to San Diego for their first interview with members of the band Switchfoot. The team then drives to Orange County where they meet activists and philanthropists Augie and Lynn Nieto.

  • KET2 Monday, July 21 at 9:00 am EDT

#606 [TV-PG]
The RV breaks down as the team heads from Los Angeles to San Francisco before they interview Thomas Nazario, law professor and children's rights activist. Then, they go to Golden Gate Park to talk with David Miles, Jr., the "godfather of skating." Driving east into Utah, they visit the Great Salt Lake and talk with David and Sandy Jensen, theater owners. The team pushes on to New Mexico and meets up with Christina Heyniger, an adventure tourism consultant.

  • KET2 Monday, July 28 at 9:00 am EDT

#607 [TV-PG]
In Santa Fe, the team interviews Celine Cousteau, filmmaker and granddaughter of famed explorer Jacques Cousteau. They drive into West Texas and visit with Doug Baum, owner of Texas Camel Corps. Driving east to Austin, they interview Terry Lickona, producer of the television program Austin City Limits and finish up their tour of Texas in Houston where they talk with blogger and author Gwendolyn Zepeda.

  • KET2 Monday, August 4 at 9:00 am EDT

#608 [TV-PG]
The team heads north to Chicago and interview chef Homaru Cantu and go to a White Sox baseball game. They drive to Cleveland and interview Terry Stewart, president of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The team then drives east to New York City to visit with tattoo artist Eli Quinters and pianist and tae kwon do champion Elaine Kwon.

  • KET2 Monday, August 11 at 9:00 am EDT

#609 [TV-PG]
Still in New York City, the team interviews Roger Thomas, an a capella musical director and musician. Arriving in Boston, the team visits inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil before driving on to Portland, ME, their last stop. In Maine, they interview sailor Bruce Schwab, who is the first American to complete the round-the-world Vendee Globe Race. Wrapping up their roadtrip, the team reflects on six weeks of eye-opening and life-changing experiences.

  • KET2 Monday, August 18 at 9:00 am EDT

Portland - Cambridge #901 [TV-PG]
A new team of Roadtrippers interviews Brother Stavros at the New Skete monastery in New York.

  • KET2 Monday, August 25 at 9:00 am EDT
  • KET2 Monday, September 1 at 9:00 am EDT

The Voyage Begins #1101 [TV-PG]

  • KET2 Monday, September 8 at 9:00 am EDT

Know Who You Are #1102 [TV-PG]

  • KET2 Monday, September 15 at 9:00 am EDT

It's A Journey - Not A Destination #1103 [TV-PG]

  • KET2 Monday, September 22 at 9:00 am EDT

Rattle The Cage #1104 [TV-PG]

  • KET2 Monday, September 29 at 9:00 am EDT

Connecting The Dots #1105 [TV-PG]

  • KET2 Monday, October 6 at 9:00 am EDT

Time to Jump #1106 [TV-14]

  • KET2 Monday, October 13 at 9:00 am EDT

Rounding The Bend #1107 [TV-14]

  • KET2 Monday, October 20 at 9:00 am EDT

The Long Road Home #1108 [TV-PG]

  • KET2 Monday, October 27, 2014 at 9:00 am EST
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Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/roadtripnation

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