Take Me To Your Leader: The Road Trip While most politicos are attending the conventions, NPR is going on a different kind of adventure: the cross-country road trip from Chicago, Barack Obama's hometown, to Phoenix, John McCain's hometown. The goal is to ask people to describe their leaders, apart from the presidential candidates.

Quest For America's Leaders Turns Up Clues

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Recording Story Rattles Producer

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Residents Wear Many Hats In Tiny Town

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How To Make Vodka Al La Rattlesnake

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Floating Through Cactus, Texas

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In Kansas City, Mo., A Woman Helps Her Neighbors

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Postcard From The Road

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On The Road In Missouri

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In Arkansas, Fiddlers Try To Preserve Local Tunes

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This Election Year, It's All About The Music

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A Small-Town Fire Chief Juggles Big Responsibilities

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Take Me To Your Leader: Ted Nugent Or Jesus?

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Residents Of Gary, Ind., Look Up To One Another

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Take Me To Your Leader

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Diner Owner Serves Up Stability With Soul Food

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Take Me To Your Leader: A National Journey

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