Half a century on - a changed America
'In 1969, aged 22, I spent three happy months travelling 12,000 miles around the United States on Greyhound buses. Half a century later - to the day - I set out to revisit my trip, armed with the 30,000-word diary I had written about it..
Would I find the America of President Trump much altered from the America of President Nixon? How would Greyhound bus travel have changed in a world flooded by motor cars and electronic devices? And would my 72-year-old body last the course?