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National Geographic Weekend


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October 06, 2007

This Week's Guests:

• The Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan has a way with dogs. He tells Boyd about season four of his hit show on the National Geographic Channel.

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• Supported by National Geographic’s Expeditions Council, adventurer and writer Jonathan Waterman hiked and kayaked through the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to mark the 50th anniversary of a previous trek through the area. Boyd talks with Waterman about the trip.

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• Author Lawrence Wright has a one man show based on his Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11. Boyd talks to Wright about the play and book.

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• Seth Bauer, Editorial Director of the Green Guide, talk trash.

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• Boyd talks with National Geographic Grantee Trip Jennings from Papua New Guinea. Jennings is there kayaking down rivers over 50-foot (15-meter) waterfalls and through caves exploring jungles never seen before in the name of conservation.

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• Millions of women reach for a bra every day, but how much do they really know about their most intimate apparel? The National Geographic Channel reveals the secrets, history and complex construction behind one of the most highly engineered garments in The Secret History of the Bra. Boyd talks with Dr Susan Verscheure, a bra expert who consulted on the film.

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• Since the late 1980s Annie Griffiths Belt has traveled the world as a photographer for National Geographic. Boyd talks to Belt about their recent trip to South Africa together and gets some tips for taking great vacation pictures.

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• Boyd tells a story about his recent trip with fifteen kids selected for the trip of a lifetime to South Africa.

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