Life in Small Town, U.S.A.

Download Audio
photoWith the high cost of everything from housing to gas and college tuition, Americans are stuck in overdrive. For many, especially those living in big metropolitan areas, that means commuting long distances and longer working hours.

Forbes publisher and accomplished pilot, Rich Karlgaard, took to the air to find out whether or not happiness can be found beyond the bright lights of big cities. He found out that life just might be better in small towns like Green Bay, Boise, and Bismarck.

Hear a conversation with Karlgaar about finding the American dream in Small Town, U.S.A.


Rick Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine and author of "Life 2.0: How People Across America are Transforming their Lives by Finding the Where of Their Happiness."

This program aired on January 12, 2005.


More from On Point

Listen Live