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Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions

Burt Wolf, an internationally syndicated television journalist and prolific public television host, provides an overview of the area and its history, then introduces the people, architecture, art, culture, food and tourist attractions of some of the world's most interesting locations. His relaxed, personable and irreverent style makes the episodes both informative and entertaining.

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Episode Description
Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 - 9:30 AM    "California's Gold Country" Within 5 years of the initial strike, over 50 billion dollars worth of gold was taken out of the hills near Sacramento, California. Burt takes us to the exact spot where the gold was found and explains how that gold funded The War Between the States, built the transcontinental railroad, and brought California into the Union. We tour Old Sacramento, visit the only remaining rural Chinese village in the United States, and find out why The Pony Express only lasted 18 months. D
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Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 - 9:30 AM "California's Gold Country" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 - 10:30 AM "Sonoma County" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Going Platinum" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Rome, Italy" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Christmas In Vienna, Austria" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 - 7:00 PM "Christmas In Vienna, Austria" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 - 9:30 AM "Getting Ready for Christmas at Biltmore Estate" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Dec 23, 2012 - 10:00 AM "Celebrating Christmas at Biltmore Estate" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012 - 8:00 PM "What's Cooking In Switzerland" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Dec 27, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Holland" (LEARN/CREATE)
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