Baratunde Thurston looking out into nature from a cliff

America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

Tuesday, August 9 at 8 p.m.

A new six-part primetime series hosted by New York Times bestselling author (How to Be Black), podcast creator and host (How to Citizen with Baratunde), and outdoor enthusiast, Baratunde Thurston. The series follows him on an adventure-filled journey to explore the diverse array of regions across the U.S. and how those landscapes shape the way Americans work, play and interact with the outdoors.

From wilderness pilots flying “below the rim” in Idaho to coal miners turned beekeepers in Appalachia to Black surfers catching waves in Los Angeles, Baratunde introduces viewers to a vivid cast of characters whose outdoor lives are shaped by where they live. AMERICA OUTDOORS reveals a deeper understanding of our passionate yet complicated relationship with the outdoors.

Stream anytime on PBS.org

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