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From exploring New Orleans’ culture with James Carville to Maya Angelou’s journey from a San Francisco streetcar operator to celebrated poet and novelist, World Footprints brings unique and thoughtful conversations about the places and people who inspire exploration of our planet, transformative travel and positive life choices. Hosts Tonya and Ian Fitzpatrick, Esqs.—three-time North American Travel Journalists’ Association award winners for excellence in travel broadcasting—will change the way you view travel, culture and the environment through the voices of celebrities and newsmakers. As a leading voice in socially responsible travel and lifestyle, World Footprints explores diverse topics such as modern slavery, film, music, politics, sustainability and travel intelligence as we travel the planet together. On World Footprints you’re just as likely to hear from conservationists such as Jack Hanna and Bobby Kennedy, Jr. as you are from survivors of human trafficking, distinguished historians, Oscar-nominated film directors and human rights advocates. You’re also likely to find World Footprints behind the wheel of a race car, in the field digging for dinosaur bones, at White House events and Olympic Games. If you want a travel and lifestyle show that inspires, tune into World Footprints. Explore our planet with Tonya and Ian. It’s radio that moves humanity. Make sure you sign up for our newsletter and connect with us on twitter @WorldFootprints, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn. Wishing you blue skies and purposeful travel! www.WORLDFOOTPRINTS.com

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World Footprints returns to New Orleans for our signature broadcast from Jackson Square for French Quarter Festival! During this broadcast we'll introduce you to All-Star musicians, Trumpeter Connie Jones and Clarinet player Tim Laughlin. Connie & Tim grace the cover of this year's French Quarter Festival poster. We'll also hear from French Quarter Festival Executive Director, Marci Schramm, about the newest attractions that visitors will experience this year. As we all know, New Orleans is a foodie's paradise and there is a new restaurant in town called Sylvain. We'll have a chance to talk with the proprietor Sean McCusker about some of his hottest recipes and unique cocktail menu. In keeping the food theme going we'll enjoy a conversation with Liz Williams from the Southern Food and Wine Museum.
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Today World Footprints contemplates the personal boundaries of Stone Walls with Ansel Adams protégé, photographer Mariana Cook. We'll also look at the fusion between eco-friendly couture and glamour. We'll talk to one... more

World Footprints shares another wonderful conversation with Emmy-winning actor Eric Braeden. Eric is best known for his role as Victor Newman on the #1 Daytime drama ?The Young and the Restless? and he opens up about his transition to... more

Do you believe in ghosts or vampires? On today's show you'll meet two people that do—a paranormal photographer and a writer who traveled along dracula's trail. On a more serious note we'll also re-introduce you to our friends... more

You may have seen the ?60 Minutes? interview with Howard Buffett and clips from the World Food Program's 10th Annual George McGovern Leadership Award Ceremony and global hunger conference at the State Department, but World... more

Skipper Donald Lawson is one of just a few African-American professional sailors who holds the titles skipper and captain. He is working towards breaking barriers in the sport of sailing and anticipates becoming the first African... more

Travel around the globe with World Footprints today as we go to Namibia, the Mediterranean and Detroit. First stop…Namibia with Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund. Since 1990, Dr. Marker has... more

Today we travel to Namibia and beyond with animal conservationist and television personality Jack Hanna; we will discover Cuba through its people with Insight Cuba's Tom Popper and Rebecca Rothney will share how people around... more

Today World Footprints will go on an American Ride, experience exhilarating thrills and preview a California Wine Festival. Television show host, historian and motorcycle buff Stan Ellsworth breaks the mold of the stereotypical high school... more

World Footprints celebrates its 5thanniversary French Quarter Festival broadcast in New Orleans with friends who shares the city's past, present and future. This year marks the bi-centennial of the War of 1812 and New Orleans is playing a... more

Today World Footprints will explore a sample of the multiple treasures that can be found in New Orleans. We will share a wonderful conversation with Chef Leah Chase of Dooky Chase restaurant fame. Chef Leah is an iconic figure in New... more