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February 27th, 2010

Carol Steckler interviews  Richard Fagen:

Episode #016 Margaret Mead Their Life and Ours

Aired 9/7/09

Mead spent decades studying Pacific islanders and then used that material to analyze American culture.

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February 26th, 2010

Carol Steckler’s First interview with Richard Fagen:

Episode #001 Cuba

Richard discusses Cuba with Carol


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February 26th, 2010

Carol Steckler interviews  Richard Fagen:

Episode #012 Polynesian Navigation

Aired 7/6/09

How Pacific islanders sailed vast distances without the aid of instruments of any kind.

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February 26th, 2010

Carol Steckler interviews  Richard Fagen:

Episode #020 Two Voyages Across the Pacific in Very Small Craft

Aired 11/2/09

In the 1950s, an Australian crosses the Pacific in an amphibious Jeep.  In the 1960s, an American crosses the Pacific a 13-foot sailboat.

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February 26th, 2010

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Monday 11:00 am

Carol Steckler interviews  Richard Fagen:

Episode #019 Joshua Slocum: Sailing Alone Around the World

Aired 10/19/09

JOSHUA SLOCUM:  SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD.  In 1898, Slocum competed the world’s first solo circumnavigation.  Although he dropped out of school at 10, his classic book about the adventure has been continuously in print for 110 years.

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February 26th, 2010

This Strange and Wonderful World with Richard Fagen

Monday 11:00 am

Carol Steckler interviews  Richard Fagen:

Episode #017 Flying Cloud: A Great Clipper Ship’s Days of Glory and Tragic End

Aired 9/21/09

In the two decades before the Civil War, American shipyards produced the fastest and most beautiful sailing ships in the world.

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February 26th, 2010

This Strange and Wonderful World with Richard Fagen

Monday 11:00 am

Carol Steckler interviews  Richard Fagen:

Episode #018 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow- America’s Favorite Poet

Aired 10/5/09

In the 19th Century, Longfellow was America’s most beloved and widely read poet.  Does anyone read him now?

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015_This_Strange_and_Wonderful_World-Fagen-Mutiny on the Bounty

September 6th, 2009

This Strange and Wonderful World with Richard Fagen

Monday 11:00 am

Carol Steckler interviews  Richard Fagen:

Episode #015 Mutiny on the Bounty

Aired 8/17/09

Sailors on HMS Bounty mutiny, set Captain Bligh adrift in a small boat, and finally settle on Pitcairn Island–where bad things happen.

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014_This_Strange_and_Wonderful_World-Fagen-Some_Enchanted_Evening

September 6th, 2009

This Strange and Wonderful World with Richard Fagen

Monday 11:00 am

Carol Steckler interviews  Richard Fagen:

Episode #014 Some Enchanted Evening

Aired 8/3/09

For centuries, Westerners have thought of Polynesia as a sensual, primitive, paradise.

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August 3rd, 2009

This Strange and Wonderful World with Richard Fagen

Monday 11:00 am

Carol Steckler interviews  Richard Fagen:

Episode #013 Thor Heyerdahl and Kon Tiki

Aired 7/20/09

One of the 20th Century’s greatest adventurers sails and drifts from South America      to the Tuomotu Islands on a balsa wood raft.

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