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Radio Guest List—Bowie’s Tavern in Natchez, Mississippi—November 26, 2016

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longwood-house-243078_1920This Saturday, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts this Thanksgiving weekend from a true oasis in Mississippi—Natchez. The charming river town is celebrating its tricentennial—with the best preserved antebellum architecture anywhere, and a hub for culture, music, and history. Joining Peter will be Steven King, Editor-at-Large for Conde Nast Traveler, who talks about his love affair with Natchez, as well as his take on the Trump presidency and its impact on worldwide travel. How about a mayor who won with 91 percent of the vote? Darryl Grennell stops by to talk about the rich history of Natchez and how it has shaped the area today. Also joining us is US Parks Superintendent Kathleen Bond to talk about the story of Natchez historical park. The New York Times bestselling author Greg Isles discusse his newest book, Mississippi Blood, and the influence Natchez has had on so many of his books. But let’s not forget rum—Natchez is now distilling some pretty amazing stuff, and Jean-Luc Charboneau explains how that happened, and the boom in artisanal distilling throughout the United States. There’s all of a that and more as the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from Natchez, Mississippi.


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Steve King, Editor-at-Large for Conde Nast Traveler, shares stories from his recent travels and gives insight into what the recent presidential election will mean for the rest of the world.

Kathleen Bond, the superintendent of the Natchez Historical Park, gives her insight into how the major sights in Natchez such as the Melrose, The William Johnson House, and Fort Rosalie are presented to be more interactive and historically accurate.

Greg Isles, Author of Mississippi Blood, which will be released in March 2017, talks about the influence Natchez has had on many of his books.

Ben Hillyer, News Editor for the Natchez Democrat, gives insight into the history of Natchez and how that history influences who moves to Natchez.

Mayor Darryl Grennell joins the show to talk about how Natchez has evolved in recent years, the in-depth history of Natchez, and why showing all sides of this history is very important.

Jennifer Ogden Combs, Executive Director of the Natchez Tricentennial Commission, tells her history as a Hollywood producer who moved to Natchez and why more movies and television shows are being shot in the South.

Charles Leocha, Chairman and Founder of Travelers United, talks about the upcoming consumer group summit to bring together the top consumer groups that work with travel issues.

Nick Kontis, Author & Travel Journalist for The Huffington Post and ‎Chief Traveler at, gives details on his recent book and gives his insight into how to travel like a local.

Jean-Luc Charboneau, Distiller of Charboneau, gives his expertise on rum, how his distillery with his father came about, and which rum should and should not be mixed.

Joe Sharkey, a seasoned travel journalist, talks about how the recent President-elect will affect travel outside of the United States and talks about the upcoming movie adaptation of his book Above Suspicion from 20 years ago.

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