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Peter O'Dowd's Cross-Country Road Trip07:26

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On July 19, Peter O'Dowd left his job as news director of KJZZ in Phoenix, Arizona, packed up his things into a two-door Honda Accord and embarked on a six-day journey across the U.S. to start his job as assistant managing editor of Here & Now.

He joins hosts Jeremy Hobson and Robin Young to discuss some of the people he met along the way, during the 3,000-mile trip.


  • Peter O'Dowd, assistant managing editor at Here & Now. He tweets @odowdpeter.

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This segment aired on August 4, 2014.

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