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Celebrating “Down to Earth Month” with Sustainable California Wines

This show illuminates the intersection of the California winegrowing industry and environmental activism.   Read more

United States Agritourism Sustainability
Hasidic Jews at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Brooklyn’s Hasidic neighborhood and Ecuador’s Huaorani people

You have probably seen the men with black coats, black panama-style hats and long curly sideburns (payots) and wondered who they are. These men (and women) in black are members of the Hasidic Jewish religious group that arose as a spiritual revival movement in 18th century Eastern Europe. The Hasidic … Read more   Read more

The World Insights History Humanity
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Military Women’s Memorial: A little known gem preserving HERstory

Phyllis Wilson, a retired Army veteran of 37 years and President of the Military Women’s Memorial Foundation, joins us to talk about the Memorial and two important campaigns to preserve history and honor a group of female veterans.   Read more

United States History Preservation
One of many scenic walking trails in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. Photo courtesy Visit Franklin.

Franklin, Tennessee’s Fuller Story: History beyond the Battlefield and Whiskey

Hear about the initiative Franklin has launched to preserve and share a fuller and accurate truth about its place in American history.   Read more

United States History
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Traveling with a Hidden Disability

What’s is like traveling with a hidden disability?   Read more

The World Accessible
Nehama Rogozen head shot

Traveling Insights from a deaf Traveler

Have you ever thought what it would feel like to travel the world in silence?   Read more

The World Accessible Insights
Vintage library and quill pen

Uncovering the Hidden History of a Free Black Brotherhood

Join us as author Fatima Shaik uncovers the rich hidden history of a free Black brotherhood that was almost lost forever.   Read more

New Orleans History
Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, Alabama

Experiencing the fight for freedom along the U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Explore the story of Black Americans’ fight for freedom and equality with U.S. Civil Rights Trail author Deborah Douglas.   Read more

United States History
Oak Alley Plantation

The Importance of Expanding America’s Hidden Historical Narratives

Expanding America’s historical narrative to include enslaved and Indigenous people and their contributions to the country.   Read more

United States Insights History
Green Chamber. Photo courtesy of Schuyler Mansion State Historical Site.

Schuyler Mansion: History, Enslavement and Alexander Hamilton

Heidi Hill and Jessie Serfilippi from the Schuyler Mansion State Historical Site share the stories behind the stories about the Schuyler family and Alexander Hamilton.   Read more

United States Insights History

Experiencing the World as a Blind Traveler

Meet Dale Reardon, a blind traveler from Australia who has not let his disability limit his love for exploring the world.   Read more

The World Accessible
Grey Towers in Milford, Delaware.

Discover President Joe Biden’s Delaware

In honor of America’s 46th President, World Footprints will share a cultural slice of President Joe Biden’s home state of Delaware.   Read more

United States History
Washington Monument

Tourism in Washington, D.C. amid COVID and the 2021 Presidential Inauguration

With all of the challenges facing Washington and a forthcoming Presidential Inauguration to prepare for, we spoke to Elliott Ferguson, President and CEO of Destination DC, to talk about the status of tourism in the District.   Read more

United States Events & Festivals
Plus-size people

Enjoying the World as a Plus-size Traveler

World Footprints continues its foundational value of sharing the voices of all travelers and their unique experiences and inspiring stories. Today we walk in the footsteps of a plus-size traveler. Plus-size travelers face challenges that aren’t generally considered—lack of appropriate accommodations, one-sized fits all robes that don’t fit larger bodies, … Read more   Read more

United States Experiences
Cinque Terre, Italy

Rick Steves “For the Love of Europe” and his Travel-Driven Social Ethos

Today on World Footprints, we welcome back, author and television host, Rick Steves. We enjoy a very thought-provoking discussion about a range of topics from the current pandemic and social issues to the challenging issues facing the travel industry today.   Read more

Europe Social Responsibility