August 1, 2001

Miles Harvey is a reporter and author, who joins the program to talk about the mystery and beauty of centuries-old maps. He discusses the spree of Gilbert Bland, Jr., known as America's greatest map thief. Harvey's book is "The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story Of Cartographic Crime".

Tim Brookes, instructor at the University of Vermont, talks about hitchhiking in America. He'll tell us about his hitchhiking journeys across the United States, the sights he saw, and why it satisfies the feeling of wanderlust within him. He's written "A Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey".