Society & Culture
[LESS INFO] 393 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 10/22/12
This one hour special takes us from Northrop Grumman where the B2 Stealth Bomber is built, to Edwards Air Force Base to take a look at the B2 close up. Huell and Luis were the first media representatives to be allowed in the cockpit of this top secret plane.
[LESS INFO] 90 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 10/15/12
Huell recently had the adventure of a lifetime when he climbed Yosemite's formidable Half Dome. Join him in this one-hour special documenting his 17 mile round trip trek, along with other avid hikers, to conquer this 4800-foot high landmark.
[LESS INFO] 163 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 10/08/12
Huell tours the Glendale office of Classic Arts Showcase, a free cable TV program comprised of video samples from the worlds of ballet, opera, and theater. The program was the vision of philanthropist Lloyd Rigler, who practiced the cost-effective use of resources in order to achieve the greatest good.
[LESS INFO] 74 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 09/24/12
It's off to Santa Monica Beach to the site of the very first Hot Dog on a Stick stand. It all started in 1946 when Dave Barham opened his first stand by Muscle Beach. The company has become a California tradition with Dave's daughter at the helm. We get a behind the scenes look at Hot Dog on a Stick.
[LESS INFO] 145 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 09/17/12
Sea Shadow was the Navy's "Stealth Ship," a futuristic vessel built in 1984 to test new naval technologies, especially Signature Control, better known as "stealth". Follow Huell to San Diego for an extraordinary tour, and find out the fate of the now-retired vessel.
[LESS INFO] 113 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 09/10/12
Huell is greeted by dogs of many breeds and their owners at the Beverly Hills Dog Show. Enjoy big dogs, little dogs, shaggy dogs, hairless dogs and some with very unusual coiffures.
[LESS INFO] 72 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 09/03/12
Yes Spam. The canned block of pork and ham you thought you had left behind in your childhood is as popular as ever. Join Huell as he attends the 1999 Los Angeles County Fairs "Best Spam Recipe" contest where judging is based on taste appeal, appearance and originality. With recipes like Spam Taquitos, Spam Pate and a Pumpkin-Spam Casserole, this show is definitely a feast for the eyes.
[LESS INFO] 50 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 08/27/12
Join Huell as we look back at his early VIDEOLOG series. These 2-10 minute segments are Huell's first shows for PBS. This episode includes: Pay Phone, Old Trapper, Orchid Sisters, Dodgers Lights.
[LESS INFO] 13 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 08/20/12
Join Huell as we look back at his early VIDEOLOG series. These 2-10 minute segments are Huell's first shows for PBS. This episode includes: Tarzana, Balloons, David Hockney, and Ruggie.
[LESS INFO] 82 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 08/13/12
Huell takes an inspirational voyage upon Franklin D. Roosevelt's Presidential Yacht, the U.S.S. Potomac. Now stationed at Jack London Square in Oakland, the ship is operated by a staff of volunteers and is now open for public tours.
[LESS INFO] 59 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 08/06/12
Huell travels to Trinity County to the small historic town of Weaverville. He visits the beautiful downtown including a Taoist temple built in 1874, which is now the Joss House State Historic Park and the Highland Art Center. He'll also stop by the Jake Jackson Memorial Museum, the Weaverville Community Forest and even get in some river rafting on the local Trinity River. Of course, there is always a stop at a local eatery, the La Grange Cafe.
[LESS INFO] 122 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 07/30/12
Huell, with the help of his friends from the Braille Institute, learns about the history of jacaranda trees in California, which dates back to the 1890s when horticulturalist Kate Sessions first planted the seeds in Balboa Park. The blooming purple trees can now be seen all across the state, and we will find that some people call the jacarandas a "mess" while others call them a "miracle".
[LESS INFO] 66 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 07/23/12
Huell travels to Point Loma to learn about the history of Juan Cabrillo's ship, the San Salvador, which arrived at San Diego Bay on September 28, 1542. We then meet the builders and see the progress of a full-scale replica of the ship at the San Diego Maritime Museum.