Travel with Rick Steves
574a American Hawaii; Aloha Rodeo; Surfing Groundswell
Historian Sarah Vowell revisits how the Hawaiian Islands became an American territory in the 19th century, then journalist David Wolman tells us how three cowboys from Hawaii’s Big Island redefined the American West when they competed at the world’s greatest rodeo championship. And writer Michael Scott Moore explores how surfing spread from Polynesia to the rest of the world.
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