Stephen Fry in America: Mississippi

  • Published 2 years ago
  • Not Rated

Stephen starts his epic journey of 2000 miles up the Mississippi on the streets of voodoo sensual, steeped in New Orleans in its busiest day of the year – Mardi Gras.

It is a voodoo priestess Jew, a war veteran experiencing flashbacks of Iraq abandoned neighborhoods destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, down-and-outs not living the American dream, and takes a tour through Angola, one of most notorious prisons in the United States.

In the Delta blues is obtained with actor Morgan Freeman at his club in Clarksdale, and in Chicago drives guitar legend Guy friends around his old stomping grounds on the south side. Giving up the calm in the headquarters of Transcendental Meditation in Iowa travels to Motown in Detroit, where it gets to drive in a Model T and the latest Cadillac with your designer before enjoying the rustic beauty of an Amish farm and learn to milk a sheep in Wisconsin.

The source of the river in Minnesota learn Hmong refugees, so far from their places of opium cultivation in Laos, are adapting to the snowy wastes before taking his first fish in forty years in the ice of Lake Minnetonka.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

Social
jeremy scahill dirty wars
youtube icon
01:26:17
Media +2

Jeremy Scahill is one of the best reporters in the United States. He is the founding editor of The Intercept, an online news publication, and author of some of the best US mi...

  • 2,138
  • 5 months ago
  • 10(5)
Social
mac barnett
youtube icon
17:04

We live in an era where people read fewer and fewer books. Especially children. With all this technology and advancement we have, children’s books are becoming rarity. Chil...

  • 763
  • 5 months ago
  • Not Rated
Social
delhi market
youtube icon
49:14

Delhi in India is one of the most populated cities in the world. With population of close to 10 million, Delhi is definitely a huge city. As a big city, Delhi faces a number ...

  • 846
  • 5 months ago
  • 8(1)
Social
1918 influenza
youtube icon
55:36
Health +2

When a person sick by flu sneezes or coughs, more than half a million virus particles can spread to those that are close to the infected person. During the World War I, incre...

  • 814
  • 5 months ago
  • Not Rated
Avatar

3,536 Videos / 4,593,628 Views
Related Articles
Latin is a dead language, nobody uses it in modern times. But there was a time when Latin was used to educate the masses
  • 1,277
  • 5 months ago
“Do dogs really think”, “can dogs communicate with us”, “how can we understand our dogs”?
  • 929
  • 5 months ago
In the wake of Donald Trump becoming a President and waiting for his pet, we remember some of the dogs that lived in the...
  • 1,125
  • 7 months ago
The Victorian era lasted from the 1830s to the 1900s and was named after queen Victoria’s reign
  • 1,529
  • 11 months ago