A visit with “Teddy” at Teddy’s Juke Joint in the heart Louisiana’s realm of the Swamp Blues

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Following a pitch-black night drive along on a gravel road, we have arrived at Teddy’s Juke Joint for a visit with Lloyd Johnson Junior.  Known fondly throughout the South as Teddy, the 73-year-old has owned Teddy’s Juke Joint for the past … Continued

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

Correspondent Julie Henning Explores Marrakesh, Morocco

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 Listen to Julie Henning’s report featured on the NPR.ORG Podcast site, “Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer” Check out this episode! Marrakesh is one of the busiest cities in Morocco. Located in North Africa, the country embodies a marriage of old-world traditions … Continued

National Steinbeck Center & Exploring Monterey Bay, California

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National Steinbeck Center, Elkhorn Slough kayaking and whale watching on Monterey Bay– “Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer” NPR.ORG Podcast, produced by NPR affiliate KCBX–  Correspondent, Tom Wilmer visits with Colleen Finegan Bailey, Executive Director of the National Steinbeck Center … Continued