On the Road with Charles Kuralt - Set 1

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Experience a snapshot of American culture over the course of 20 years as the Emmy Award-winning human interest series On the Road with Charles Kuralt comes home for the very first time. Back in 1967, Kuralt and company set out in an RV to explore America by speaking with the everyday people who keep our country running strong. Over the course of the next two decades, Kuralt traveled all 50 states, introducing viewers to singing mailmen, hardworking sharecroppers, and even a Canadian goose-whisperer. This set ...
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Overview

Experience a snapshot of American culture over the course of 20 years as the Emmy Award-winning human interest series On the Road with Charles Kuralt comes home for the very first time. Back in 1967, Kuralt and company set out in an RV to explore America by speaking with the everyday people who keep our country running strong. Over the course of the next two decades, Kuralt traveled all 50 states, introducing viewers to singing mailmen, hardworking sharecroppers, and even a Canadian goose-whisperer. This set features 18 classic episodes, including "Super Shoe Salesman, "All-Night Library, "Chicken Man, and "Cowboys of Deadwood."
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Special Features

About On The Road, Road Updates, and Biography of Charles Kuralt
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/27/2009
  • UPC: 054961830299
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  • Source: Acorn Media
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 6:18:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 14,036

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Charles Kuralt Host
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Disc #1 -- On the Road with Charles Kuralt, Volume 1
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   Episode Selection
      Episode 1: Blenheim Ginger Ale/Golden State Bridge Workers/Bicycle Man
      Episode 2: Super Shoe Salesman/Down-Home Remedies/80-Year-Old Cook/Unique Mailbox Posts
      Episode 3: American Citizen/Blowing Bubbles/Junk-Mail Heat/Simplify
      Episode 4: Domino Theory/Old Advertisements/Building Wooden Boats/Roadside Shangri-la
      Episode 5: Kentucky Croquet-Playing Field/"Black Diamond" Private Railcar/"Twidd," The Circus Bandleader
      Episode 6: Whistle-Stop Ride/Toothpick Artist/National Weather Survey
   Road Updates
   Charles Kuralt Biography
   Subtitles: On/Off
Disc #2 -- On the Road with Charles Kuralt, Volume 2
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   Episode Selection
      Episode 7: All-Night Library/Life on the Bayou/Living in a Small Town
      Episode 8: Lady Mayor/Bullfighter/Wind Symphony/Carousels/Shipbuilders of Maine
      Episode 9: Interstate 80/Farming and Fishing in Kansas/Greek Sponge-Fisherman/Bishop of Spokane/Volkswagens
      Episode 10: Piney Woods Thoreau/Coffee Cups/Wheat Harvest/Cadillac Ranch/Nebraska: Bountiful Desert
      Episode 11: Illinois: Abraham's Lincoln's Hometown/Hummingbirds/Maple Sugar/Woman Driver/Mayor of Duncan
      Episode 12: Dowser/One-Room Schoolhouse/Brick Maker/Cable Cars/Iowa
   Road Updates
   About On The Road
   Subtitles: On/Off
Disc #3 -- On the Road with Charles Kuralt, Volume 3
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   Episode Selection
      Episode 13: Mushrooms/Covered Bridges/Turkey Trot/Kite Man/Montana: Little Big Horn
      Episode 14: 104-Year Old Man/Cymbals Factory/Sleighs/California: The Mission Trail
      Episode 15: Chicken Man/Idaho: The River Of No Return/Man Who Waves at Traffic
      Episode 16: Pauli Murray/Delta Queen/Street Vendor/Colorado Prospectors
      Episode 17: Stone Skipping/New Mexico: Atomic Bomb/Pothole Festival/Greenup H.S. Cheerleaders/Crop Artist
      Episode 18: Bike Messenger/Lace Making/Cicadas/Capitals of the World/South Dakota: Cowboys of Deadwood
   Road Updates
   Subtitles: On/Off
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    On the Road

    No one does it like Charles Kurault. You want to go visit everyone he interviews!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Loved It!

    This was a Christmas gift for 85 year old mother. Since she can't travel any longer, she really enjoyed touring with Charles Kuralt. Mom loved it!

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