How Eastern Tennessee Moonshiners helped distill NASCAR

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 Tim Nichols’s family has been making Appalachian moonshine for more than six generations. Join Tim at Appalachian Heritage Distillery in Bristol, Tennessee for the inside story–and discover how the former NASCAR race driver morphed in to a legal distiller, making award-winning … Continued

Home For Life–dog & cat rescue home in Wisconsin

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Correspondent Tom Wilmer, reports from Wisconsin where he discovers a last hope option for unadoptable dogs and cats. There are two standard options for dogs and cats that arrive at shelters and pounds: adoption or euthanasia. Lisa LaVerdia decided to … Continued

Dolphins teaching environmental awareness on Big Island Hawaii

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  Dolphin Quest at Hilton Waikoloa Village on Hawaii’s Kohala Coast serves as a memorable educational experience for resort guests. But Dolphin Quest’s unsung program is educational field trips for Hawaii’s school children. Kids experience hands-on lessons in animal care, marine biology, conservation, and an … Continued

San Francisco Chef Michael Vaughn’s imperfect produce and root-to-leaf-tip culinary philosophy

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  Join Chef Michael Vaughn at Urban Tavern in Union Square San Francisco. Chef Vaughn shares his passionate quest to push the envelope of sustainable sourcing and kitchen practices. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America St. Helena, California, … Continued

Millenial Mecca—Appleton Fox Cities, Wisconsin ranked among America’s 25 best places to live

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  Tom Wilmer takes a walkabout in Appleton, Wisconsin with the Mayor, Timothy Hanna celebrating his 22nd year in office.     Discover why the Fox Cities region has evolved to become a magnet for millennials who find the thriving arts, culture, music, … Continued

A conversation with Colonel Kerry Norman, Commander U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett

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  A mere taste of Colonel Norman’s diverse background with the U.S. Army includes service as Operations Officer 82nd Airborne, Provost Marshall Military Reserve Command, and the Military Intelligence Readiness Command. She also served as Professor of Military Science at Seattle University. … Continued

Independence MO–Truman Presidential Library, Puppetry Institute and Hair Museum

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    The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library honors one of the town’s most legendary citizens. We’ll also stop in for visits at lesser known but fascinating places such as the Puppetry Arts Institute-with one of the world’s largest collections of Pinocchio … Continued