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On the Road with Charles Kuralt: Americana Collection

On the Road with Charles Kuralt: Americana Collection

For 20 years starting in 1967, Kuralt wandered America's byways in search of the unusual and the overlooked. For his homespun vignettes and sharp reporting, he won an Emmy® and three Peabodys. Each set includes 18...more.
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Overview
For 20 years starting in 1967, Kuralt wandered America's byways in search of the unusual and the overlooked. For his homespun vignettes and sharp reporting, he won an Emmy® and three Peabodys. Each set includes 18 episodes compiled by the Travel Channel from the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkiteseries. "The spirit of America at its best"-- Los Angeles Times. 50 episodes, 17½ hours, 9 DVDs, SDH.
Episodes
Set 1
Disc 1
Episode 1: Blenheim Ginger Ale, Golden Gate Bridge Workers, Bicycle Man

Episode 2: Super Shoe Salesman, Down-Home Remedies, 80-Year-Old Cook, Unique Mailbox Posts

Episode 3: American Citi
DVD Extras
  • Exclusive interview with Isadore Bleckman, Kuralt's longtime cameraman
  • About On the Road
  • Road Updates
  • Biography of Charles Kuralt
Details
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 17 1/2 hours, plus bonus programming
Format: Full screen
Number of Discs: 9
Language: English
Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
CC: No
SDH: Press
"Authentic, uplifting Americana" --Time

"Endlessly watchable" --Los Angeles Times

"TV they really, truly don't make any more" --NPR'sFresh Air

"Stories that deserved to be told"--The Washington Post Awards
Mr. Kuralt is a winner of 13 Emmy Awards including:
Emmy Award Winner ATAS Broadcast Journalism Award for "CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite" (1962) for the "On The Road" segments. (1978)

Mr. Kuralt's many career awards include:
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