I'm off to the States to get the views of ordinary Americans as I travel the length of America's most historic road, Route 66. It's all thanks to you, listener, and you'll be with me every step of the way as I bring you the top guests, real Americans as well as photos, video and much much more. Before I go, I wanted to get a sense of what I'm in for. So I spoke to the world-renowned expert on Route 66, author Jerry McClanahan, live from his home in Oklahoma. Check out Jerry's excellent book Route 66: EZ66 Guide for Travellers.
Before I even get to America, I have to get all of my equipment, including headphones, microphones, two mixers and two laptops, through US customs. Trump's new ban on laptops from various European countries might have just made that harder! Is Gaunty in for the latex glove treatment when he arrives? And what will the ban mean for British tourists? I spoke to deputy travel editor at The Sun Pete Bell.
For the next three days my microphone will be in the capable hands of Nick Margerrison, AKA Nick the Nob! My former producer did a sterling job whilst I was away last time, and I'm delighted to have him stand in for me again. I spoke to him today to find out what he's got in store for the next three days.
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