Upcoming Events at the
Rocky Mountain Chapter of The Explorers Club
January 19, 2024: A Public/Chapter Talk by Peter Greenberg
The Brave New World of Travel: Understanding and navigating the process before the destination in the post-Covid world;
Where I won’t Go: Understanding Fear, the true metrics, dealing with State Department Advisories and Mapping out the real world
A multiple Emmy-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg is America’s most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist. Known in the travel industry as “The Travel Detective,” he is the Travel Editor for CBS News, appearing on CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News and CBS Sunday Morning. And his national CBS EYE ON TRAVEL radio show is broadcast from a different location around the world each week.
The consummate insider on reporting the travel business as news, Peter Greenberg also hosts the weekly public television show The Travel Detective with Peter Greenberg. And, for more than 20 years, Greenberg has produced and hosted The Royal Tour, historic, precedent-setting shows, where sitting heads of state become Greenberg’s tour guide for very personal journeys to and through their countries, for one-hour global prime-time specials. The Royal Tours range from King Abdullah in Jordan to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, the President of Mexico, the Prime Minister of Israel, the President of Rwanda and many others.
Peter Greenberg a member of The Explorers Club, began his career in journalism as West Coast correspondent for Newsweek in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He won a national Emmy Award for Best Investigative Reporting for the https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTjF8BGK4p8special on the final orphan flight out of Vietnam, “What Happened to the Children?” He also is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin, and an Excellence in Broadcasting Award from the Aviation Space Writers Association of America.
And when he is not reporting all over the world, Greenberg is an active volunteer fireman on Fire Island, New York.
POSTPONED: December 7, 2023: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: How scientists chase eclipse shadows and you can, too
Presented by Dr. Amir Caspi (left) and Dr. Dan Seaton
Total solar eclipses are one of the most spectacular astronomical phenomena observable to the naked eye. They also provide a rare opportunity for scientists to study the Sun’s million-degree atmosphere – the solar corona – in ways and details that are not possible at any other time. In this presentation, Dr. Caspi and Dr. Seaton will describe the surprising science of the Sun and the solar corona, and its influence on us here on Earth, and the wonder of experiencing a total solar eclipse.