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Great American Railroad Journeys

In GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNEYS, host Michael Portillo (Great Continental Railway Journeys) crosses the Atlantic for an epic trip down the East Coast of the United States. Following the 1879 guidebook Appleton's General Guide to the United States, he travels from New York City to historic Jamestown, Virginia. Along the way, he visits famous landmarks, samples local cuisine, and investigates America's diverse cultural origins and complex social history.
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Friday, Jul 12, 2019 - 1:00 PM
"San Francisco"
Armed with his trusty Appleton's Guide, Michael Portillo reaches San Francisco, where he boards one of the city's iconic cable cars. Behind the scenes in the engineering powerhouse, he uncovers the street cars' secret to scaling the city's famously steep hills. At Fisherman's Wharf, Michael samples a local seafood specialty brought to the city by Italian immigrants. D
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Friday, Jul 12, 2019 - 1:00 PM "San Francisco" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jul 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM "Berkeley to Santa Cruz" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jul 26, 2019 - 1:00 PM "Monterey to Los Angeles" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 2, 2019 - 1:00 PM "Los Angeles to San Diego" (PLUS)
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