Which Way to the World?

 

In her retirement, Pearson has taken to globetrotting, but on her new three-part series, Which Way to the World, she’ll be doing some virtual traveling, bringing us a different country for each installment. Pearson visited our studios to talk about the series and about the virtues of getting out into the wider world.

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