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Kate Hanni , Founder of the Coalition for an Airline Passengers Bill of Rights, returns to Traveln On Radio to talk about the latest incidents on the tarmac and shell provide a legislative update on the proposed Airline Passengers Bill of Rights Act. Then, Libby Gill , author, business coach and former SVP of Universal Studios, Sony Pictures & Turner Broadcasting, will stop by to discuss her powerful new book Traveling Hopefully: How To Lose Your Family Baggage and Jumpstart Your Life . Finally, internationally renown martial arts actor, Chuck Johnson , will talk about his life in Japan as an African-American and about bridging the two cultures.
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Airline Passengers Rights
After another summer of delays and angry passengers, Kate Hanni, Founder of the Coalition for an Airline Passengers Bill of Rights, updates us on the progress of the Passengers Bill of Rights Act in Washington. She also comments on what she thinks is holding up the legislation.
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Traveling Hopefully
Libby Gill joins Ian and Tonya to discuss her book Traveling Hopefully: How To Lose Your Family Baggage and Jumpstart Your Life . She explains some of the metaphors in the book, how travel changed her own life, and how you can use this book as a guide to change your life.. She also talks about some of her upcoming projects.
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Japanese Action Star Chuck Johnson
Chuck Johnson is the first African American to make an international name for himself in Far East Asias action film industry and also the first American to be trained extensively in the art of Katana Tate. He joins Ian and Tonya to talk about some of his upcoming film projects & his life in Japan.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Libby Gill
An entertainment industry veteran, Libby Gill spent fifteen years heading public relations and corporate communications at Universal Studios, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Turner Broadcasting. She was also the branding brain behind the launch of the Dr. Phil Show. Libby is now an internationally respected executive coach, speaker and bestselling author. She has shared her success strategies on the Today Show, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, CNN, NPR, Oprah & Friends Radio Network, Fox News, CBS Early Show, and in Time Magazine, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, O Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Self and many more.

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Kate Hanni
Kate Hanni has been a real estate broker for 17 years. She is also a professional musician in a Motown Band called the Toasted Heads. December 29, 2006 would be the turning point in Kate’s life and career, when thunderstorms diverted her Dallas-bound flight from San Francisco to Austin. Kate and her family were stuck on the tarmac for 9 hours without food, water, or information. Kate turned her anger into advocacy and began the Coalition for an Airline Passenger’s Bill of Rights, now boasting almost 17,000 members. Kate has appeared in multiple media outlets as the Coalition’s spokesperson.

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Chuck Johnson
Chuck Johnson is an action film actor based out of Tokyo, Japan. He is the first African American to make an international name for himself in Far East Asia’s action film industry and also the first American be trained extensively in the art of Katana Tate (Japanese theatrical swordplay) in Japan. Chuck has had a multitude of TV and film roles in Japan, including the films Godzilla: Final Wars, Death Trap and Geki Rangers. His latest venture is a short film that is being considered for a full-feature film project at a Hollywood studio. Chuck holds ranks in both Taekwondo and Capoeira and has experience in several other martial arts forms. He is a former Michigan State Jr. Olympic Champion, a KTAA National Champion and a State Games of America Gold Medalist.

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