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Laura Barton's American Road Trip

Laura Barton takes to the open road for an audio adventure across the USA. Using the BBC archives to travel from the bright lights of New York to the pacific breeze of California.

Writer Laura Barton takes to the open road for an audio adventure across the United States of America.

Using the BBC archives to travel from the bright lights of New York to the pacific breeze of California.

Featuring:

* ‘Travel Talk: How The World Lives’ – New York [1947]

* ‘Free Spirit’ by Jonathan Raban [1991]

* American Airwaves’ [1984]

* ‘Sam Shepard at the Battersea Arts Centre: Cruising Paradise’ [1998]

* ‘The Green Book’ extract [2016]

* ‘World Roots: An Appalachian Road Trip’ [2009]

* ‘Conversations with the Blues’ [1961]

* ‘French Men Desire Good Children’ [1992]

* ‘South and West’ [2017]

* ‘Inside Track: Cowgirls’ [1998]

* ‘A Bright Light in the Night’ [2005]

* ‘American Beauty: Death Valley Opera’ [1995]

* ‘On the Town’ [1980]

* ‘Not Yet, Jayette’ [1992]

Producer: Luke Doran

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra and first broadcast in October 2018.

18 days left to listen

3 hours

Last on

Sat 25 Jun 2022 19:00

Broadcasts

  • Sat 20 Oct 2018 09:00
  • Sat 20 Oct 2018 19:00
  • Sat 25 Jul 2020 09:00
  • Sat 25 Jul 2020 19:00
  • Sat 25 Jun 2022 09:00
  • Sat 25 Jun 2022 19:00

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