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When Is A Road Trip Something More? [Rebroadcast]

Episode description

We take road trips and endless highways for granted, but there are other countries where people can pay a heavy price just for getting behind a wheel.


Finn Murphy
Manal al-Sharif
Rebecca Solnit
Lawrence Ross
David Roberts
Simon Parkin

Interviews in this hour:

Put It In Boogie Gear On the Backslide
Driving While Female
What If We Forget How to Get Lost?
A Guidebook to the 'Blackest Road Trip Ever'
The Most Boring Video Game Ever Made

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