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Debbie & Dennis Balthaser

Debbie & Dennis Balthaser

Election Day: Celebrate Americana

From the Redwood forests to the Blue Ridge Mountains, when your voting is done, celebrate America in these short films and Travels with Charlie. 

See the Fire and Ice of Pacific volcanoes, go underground with coal miners in West Virginia, soar through Yosemite National Park, meet the Freedom Service dogs treating veterans and others with PTSD, and amazing people accomplishing amazing feats in Southern California.

Did You Know? A standard day for voting was instituted by Congress in 1845. “Congress needed to pick a time for Americans to vote. We were an agrarian society. We traveled by horse and buggy. Farmers needed a day to get to the county seat, a day to vote, and a day to get back, without interfering with the three days of worship. So that left Tuesday and Wednesday, but Wednesday was market day. So, Tuesday it was,” (Why Tuesday).