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Globe Trekker

Washington, D.C. City Guide (#414)

Justine Shapiro enters the hallowed halls of the capital of the United States of America, a city where the population changes with every new administration and where the history of the nation is encapsulated in great museums, monuments, memorials and architecture. She meets politicians on both sides of the aisle and explores Washington's African-American community. Justine then travels out into Virginia and Maryland to uncover the capital area's rural beauty and living history as well as to attend the massive reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off the beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas. In keeping with their aim of "living as the locals do," charismatic hosts Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Zay Harding, Megan McCormick and others explore everything from big-city landmarks to exotic sights in remote villages.

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