In 2016, Fadi Boukaram planned to visit 47 American towns named Lebanon, by car. Then, in Lebanon South Dakota, he discovered that all these other Lebanon’s have more in common with the actual country than anybody ever realized. This week on Kerning Cultures, a story about the surprising history that connects Lebanon, the country, with a string of small towns in the USA.


Episode Credits & Notes

Special Thanks to Fadi Boukaram, Bass Samaan from Trees of Joy, Linda, and Hazel McRoberts from the Long Branch, and Robert Auld for reading Mayor Jared Carr’s proclamation.

Produced by Alex Atack. With editorial support by Bella Ibrahim, Hebah Fisher, and Dana Ballout. Sound design by Alex Atack. Fact checking by Zeina Dowidar.