Conclusion. A visit to St. Louis on Independence Day takes in the home of the St. Louis Cardinals, Busch Stadium, and tours a section of town that's home to many Bosnians. Other stops include Mark Twain's hometown of Hannibal, Mo.; and a munitions factory on Rock Island, Ill. In Minnesota, destinations include Minneapolis, Lake Minnetonka and the Mall of America. Also: the Golden Gophers cheerleading squad.
Part 2 of 3. In Clarksdale, Miss., Morgan Freeman reflects on growing up in the Deep South during the era of segregation. Also: a visit to Memphis, Tenn., highlights historic Beale Street; the recording studio where Elvis Presley recorded; the Mason Temple, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his last speech; and the Lorraine Motel, where King was killed.
Part 1 of 3. A journey up the Mississippi River begins in New Orleans, where stops include the Garden District, which is home to many mansions, and the Ninth Ward, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Also: a plantation mansion and slave cabins are visited in Edgard, La.; and an airboat tour of a swamp includes feeding marshmallows to an alligator.