The Great Tours: Washington D.C.

Author(s): Richard Kurin
Genre: Travel
DVD - unabridged
Video (5 discs)
Product Number: GV0794
Released: Jul 29, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781980052937
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"Washington DC is famous around the world as the seat of the U.S. government and the leadership of the free world. But beyond the glamour and glare of politics, DC is a city on par with some of the greatest in the world, offering a multitude of unforgettable sights for visitors. In this exciting, 24-part travelogue, Dr. Richard Kurin, Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, leads you on a dazzling journey through the many layers of history and human endeavor that created DC's extraordinary urban environment. You'll discover the amazing range of Washington's riches, including landmarks and departments of the U.S. government, majestic monuments and memorials, a spectrum of world-class museums, many lesser-known historic gems, and DC's storied neighborhoods and historic homes. You'll also learn about contemporary DC and its arts and entertainment scene, dining and food culture, sports scene, green spaces, and outdoor activities. The Great Tours: Washington DC offers you a detailed, insider's view of one of the world's most culturally rich cities."

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