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Radio Guests- National WWII Museum, New Orleans- July 17, 2010

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Victory Theater at the World War II Museum in New Orleans, LouisianaOn Saturday, July 17, Peter will broadcast his radio show from the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. Featured guests include:

J. Stephen Perry, president and CEO of the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau, discussing how New Orleans is handling the tourism fallout because of the oil spill;

Bob Riley, Governor of Alabama, talking about destinations and attractions in Alabama that many tourists don’t know about, and how the state is responding to the oil spill threat;

Kevin Bleyer, writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, updating us on the latest news from Athens, Greece, and its impact on tourism;

Leah Chase, owner of the Dooky Chase Restaurant, chatting about her legendary Creole restaurant and how tight the community of NOLA is – even today;

David Cush, CEO and President of Virgin America Airlines, speaking about being named America’s #1 Domestic Airline by Travel + Leisure magazine for the third year in a row.

Scott McCartney, travel editor for The Wall Street Journal, uncovering shopping perks among the big airline alliances;

Bob W. Farnsworth, senior vice president of capital expansion at the World War II Museum, detailing the museum’s current exhibitions;

Terri Trespicio, editor of Whole Living Magazine, showing us how to pull the plug on vacation disruptions;

Tory McPhail, executive chef at Commander’s Palace in New Orleans, talking about the state of the seafood in Louisiana and why not to worry about eating that po’boy;

Sam Rykels, director of the Louisiana State Museum, telling us about the museum’s upcoming Hurricane Katrina exhibit;

Marci Schramn, executive director of French Quarter Festivals, describing the Satchmo Summer Fest and how it’s a uniquely New Orleans event;

Bill Strickland, editor at large at Bicycling Magazine, bringing us up to speed on the Tour de France, its racers and what it’s like to be a spectator!

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