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The Creator of the Amazing Race
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On this edition, Ian and Tonya take you around the world with Bertram van Munster, the Emmy-award winning creator of the CBS show The Amazing Race. Then - save at the pump this July 4th weekend by taking to the trail! Learn all about it! Plus - with the costs going up, you need to make the most of your air travel. We've got some great tips to make your next plane ride turbulance-free!
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Rail Trails
One way to save some money at the pump this Fourth of July is to make use of some of our nations rail trails on foot or by bike. Find out more about these trails in our nations capital, and across the country from Jennifer Kaleba VP of Communications for the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. Jennifer also tells us more about her organization and their mission.
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The Amazing Race's Bertram van Munster
Ian and Tonya are pleased to welcome, Bertram van Munster, creator of the Emmy-award winning hit TV show The Amazing Race. Bertram shares the story of how the show was conceived and created, and talks about the international versions, integrating cultures, and more!
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Bertram van Munster Part Two
As a seasoned world traveler, Bertram has some great tips on packing. He also shares where he likes to travel to for leisure, and tips for aspiring Amazing Race contestants.
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Making the Most of Air Travel
We all know air travel isnt what it used to be. But there are ways we can make it easier and more comfortable. Captain Karen Kahn spent thirty years as a pilot for a major airline, and she shares tips on traveling smart and traveling better.
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Learn More About The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonprofit organization working with communities to preserve unused rail corridors by transforming them into trails, enhancing the health of America's environment, economy, neighborhoods and people.

Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Bertram Van Munster
Bertram van Munster co-created the Emmy-Award Winning reality television show The Amazing Race with his partner, Elise Doganieri. Bertram, a native of Holland who speaks five languages, is credited with creating the sweeping cinematic signature look of THE AMAZING RACE. Before creating THE AMAZING RACE with Elise, Bertram developed and brought to television the critically acclaimed reality series "Profiles From the Front Line," about the U.S. men and women fighting terrorism in the Middle East. On both of these series, he has also partnered with film and television producer Jerry Bruckheimer (CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION). Bertram also is the creator and executive producer of "Wild Things," Paramount Television's hit adventure series that ran from 1997-2000, and is still in syndication around the world. He also served for many years as producer for Fox Television's long-running reality hit series, "Cops"; earlier, he was a cameraman on several National Geographic specials. He also serves as Executive Producer for the Discovery Channel’s “Raw Nature,” as well as “Oprah’s The Big Give.”

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