A jazz funeral in New Orleans is featured and the legacy of slavery in the Deep South is explored.
Sir Trevor sets out on an epic journey through the heartland of the USA following the course of its most famous and important river, the Mississippi. This week he's in the Deep South where he discovers that the legacy from the days of slavery still affects life there today. He's invited to witness a jazz funeral, unique to New Orleans. He makes a poignant visit to some rare surviving plantation slave quarters and has a face-to-face encounter with an alligator in America's biggest swamp.