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Author: Charles Kuralt; Acorn Media (Firm); CBS Television Network.; Travel Channel (Firm)
Publisher: [United States] : CBS Broadcasting Inc. ; Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Kuralt found everyone interesting. Beginning in 1967, he and his small CBS television crew crisscrossed the nation in a motor home, avoiding the interstates, to meet the ordinary people on America's back roads. First aired on The CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite, the resulting vignettes became a beloved touchstone of American culture for more than 20 years.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Television series
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Kuralt; Acorn Media (Firm); CBS Television Network.; Travel Channel (Firm)
ISBN: 9781598285994 1598285998 9781598287523 1598287524 9781598287530 1598287532 9781598287547 1598287540
OCLC Number: 773208333
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally broadcast on CBS television as 50 individual episodes.
"Originally compiled for broadcast by the Travel Channel, each episode in this set contains 3-5 On the Road segments."--Container.
Bonus features: Exclusive interview with Isadore Bleckman, Kuralt's longtime cameraman (55 min.) ; About On the Road ; Road Updates ; and a biography of Charles Kuralt.
Performer(s): Charles Kuralt, host.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 9 videodiscs (17 hr., 30 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; 4:3 full screen ; NTSC Dolby Digital.
Contents: 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 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. Set 1, disc 2. 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 Lincoln's hometown --
Hummingbirds --
Maple sugar --
Woman driver --
Mayor of Duncan --
Episode 12. Dowser --
One-room schoolhouse --
Brick maker --
Cable cars --
Iowa. Set 1, disc 3. 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. Set 2, disc 1. Episode 1. Cloggers --
Lady pilot --
Blackie --
Spivey family --
Michigan: wheels and machines --
Episode 2. British graves --
Lula Watson --
Canoe maker --
Pumpkins --
Ohio: the golden lamb. --
Episode 3. Moonshiners --
Indiana: poet James Whitcomb Riley --
Friendship between man and falcon --
Episode 4. Totem poles --
Waynesburg rain day --
Johnny Appleseed --
Swings --
Tennessee: a rough and tumble past --
Episode 5. Ball of string --
Fiddlers --
Delaware: the Du Pont family --
Ferry boats --
Corn-pipe factory --
Episode 6. Jump rope --
Chicago fire --
Hood ornaments --
Bottle house --
New Jersey: G.W. crossing the Delaware River. Set 2, disc 2. Episode 7. Toy-fixing man --
Skipjack --
Jerry's deli --
Billy Jones railroad --
South Carolina: spirit of a city --
Episode 8. Alabama: freedom through knowledge --
Steam whistles --
Mule doctor --
Norwegian blind skiers --
Auctioneer --
Episode 9. Homesteading --
Horseshoe throwing --
Mail boat --
Barber poles --
Arkansas: the Louisiana Purchase --
Episode 10. Oyster shucker --
Driftwood --
Wild mustangs --
Trailers --
Oklahoma: American Indian alphabet --
Episode 11. Poet --
Chewing tobacco --
Arizona: the trading post --
Christmas toys --
Professor turned janitor --
Episode 12. National road --
Bald eagles --
Sandcastles --
Rafts --
Oregon: the Columbia River. Set 2, disc 3. Episode 13. Swanee River --
40-horse hitch --
Old-time religion --
Construction crane --
Washington: Narcissa Whitman --
Episode 14. Wine harvest --
Lonnie's Diner --
Trading day --
Traffic cop --
Texas: cowboys' romantic myth --
Episode 15. Coffee club --
Lightning --
McKinley pilot --
Weeds --
Hawaii: early days --
Episode 16. Parolees --
Bell lady --
Rodeo old-timers --
Bird lady --
Connecticut --
Episode 17. Maryland: Chesapeake-Ohio canal --
Peppers --
Spring --
Sod houses --
Gold leaf --
Episode 18. Russian dentist --
Bean-shooter man --
West Virginia: Harpers Ferry. Set 3, disc 1. Episode 1. Hex-sign painter ; Missouri ; High-school plane ; Christmas tree ; Alaskan glacier priest. episode 2. Horse trader ; Singing mailman ; Butterflies ; Sorghum making ; Minnesota. episode 3. North Woods guide ; Tombstones ; Steam calliope ; Huck Finn ; Utah. episode 4. Dakota farmer ; Goose lady ; Oldest park ranger ; Pennsylvania --
Episode 5. Bell ringers --
Unicycle school --
National anthem --
Mountains. Set 3, disc 2. Episode 6. Cowbells --
The ice meister --
Gas stations --
Secretariat --
Episode 7. Udall --
The school teacher --
Prospector --
Balloons --
Episode 8. July 4th --
Pioneer grave --
Pipe organs --
Kuralt's roots --
Episode 9. Photo family --
Skill Olympics --
Fire hydrants --
Free doctors --
Episode 10. Wisdomkeepers --
The land --
Dessie Odom. Set 3, disc 3. Episode 11. Old men and the sea --
Plank road --
Ellis Island --
Episode 12. Love train --
Worm grunting --
Elephants --
Heroes of '41 --
Episode 13. History of Norway --
Hot-dog man --
Donkey-cart man --
The eyelid alarm --
Running water --
Episode 14. Loving County, TX --
Sewer art --
Last lighthouse.
Other Titles: On the road with Charles Kuralt (Television program)

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Charles Kuralt found everyone interesting. Beginning in 1967, he and his small CBS television crew crisscrossed the nation in a motor home, avoiding the interstates, to meet the ordinary people on America's back roads. First aired on The CBS Evening News With Walter Cronkite, the resulting vignettes became a beloved touchstone of American culture for more than 20 years.

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