Rick Steves at the Reichstag building in Berlin.
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Rick Steves at the Reichstag building in Berlin.

Rick Steves wants you to reconsider the politics of travel

Should you travel as a political act? How a blood test can tell you about the health of your gut. The history of Seattle's Medic One paramedics. And what kind of bad movie makes for the best heckling.

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Rick Steves

Bill Radke talks to travel author and TV host Rick Steves about travel as a political act. He's speaking at Town Hall Seattle on Sunday, September 8.

Sean Gibbons, Blood Test

Bill Radke talks to Sean Gibbons, assistant professor at the Institute for Systems Biology, about a blood test to reveal your gut diversity.

Richard Rapport, Medic One

Bill Radke talks to Dr. Richard Rapport about his book, "Seattle's Medic One: How We Don't Die."

Doug Willott, Hecklevision

Bill Radke talks to Doug Willott, program director of Central Cinema, about their special movie screenings where you can heckle the movie via text, called "Hecklevision."