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Old 07-17-2008, 09:03 PM   #29
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At the end of this weeks program they showed a quick look at next weeks show. In the background someone says about the African Caravan, "It was the trip of a lifetime." That voice sounded a lot like Dale.

I've got the DVR setup to record, can't wait...
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It certainly sounded like Dale.

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Old 07-17-2008, 09:05 PM   #30
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There was an article in today’s local paper about the program next week as the trailer is just down the street:
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/story/305282.html
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/story/414893.html
http://www.sanluisobispo.com/breakingnews/story/415160.html

This was sent to me from my cousins in SLO.

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A few pictures from the taping in Denver.

I know that they went to Grover Beach, CA, Denver, CO, and Los Angeles, CA.

The stories are highly edited, crafted, and produced.

HD's staff comes from all over The main investigator, and interviewer iis Tukufu Zuberi. Tukufu is a Professor and Chair of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. If you do a web search you find some interesting stuff...he is world renown outside of doing History Detectives and teaching.

The Producer, camera man, organizer, and sound man flew in from Portland to Denver.

Oregon Public Broadcasting has the procedure right down to the last detail.

In Denver they interviewed Tony Ruiz (15 year old African Caravanner), Shari Davis, then VAC national presidnet, Fred Coldwell (VAC historian), and myself.

After the filming, it is in HD, I came home. The crew went on to Los Angeles and the Grover Beach.

I have absolutely no clue as to the outcome. I need to see the program along with the rest of you.
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I have absolutely no clue as to the outcome. I need to see the program along with the rest of you.
From the latest newspaper articles, it almost sounds like the trailer owners do not know the answer, either.

From the photo's that were published in the original newspaper story I have a strong suspicion on the answer, but I'll respect the shows desire for secrecy until the episode airs.

I have never seen the show before, but I look forward to it. It should be a most interesting episode.
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Looks like tonight is the night folks!

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3 more hours to wait here...
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Looks like it went to Mexico, not Africa. Does anyone know where I can view photos of the Mexico trip?
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Airstream Life did an amazing write up of this trip a few years ago. Can't remember the issue.

We got a call from a friend to turn on the TV. What a great show. We love History Detectives, but fun to see our forum friends up close and personal. Way to go InsideOut and PeeWee!
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I love seeing anything Airstream on tv.
Thanks PBS and PeeWee.
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Great show!

It was wonderful to watch this mystery being solved. We were wishing the old gal was still on the road instead of being a permanent structure though.
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Thumbs up What a show!

Shari you look mahvelous on film!! Great work!!
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