Each year, Burt and his film crew travel around the world making programs for Public Television and in the process, they spend a considerable amount of money. How they decide to spend those funds and how you decide to spend yours can have a powerful effect on government and corporate policy. In this program, Burt teams up with JUST Capital, a non-profit organization that works with Forbes Magazine to find out what are the issues Americans care about and which companies reflect those values. What... [see more] Burt learned changed his views on destinations, airlines, hotels, restaurants, and where he shops. It could do the same for you.
Travels & Traditions is a series of 13 half-hour programs in which award-winning journalist Burt Wolf travels to cities around the world, telling the stories of local traditions that have influenced us all. In many locations, he also shows how foreign traditions have influenced the city he is visiting. He reveals the relationship of marriage and food and the history of gaming. And, of course, he examines society and culture through eating.