Dan the Hitcher

Ian McGaughey rides with Dan the Hitcher

Ian McGaughey provided these comments about the making the 2002 road trip documentary “Looking At America.” This still image is taken from the video.

“Picking up Dan the hitchhiker in northern Montana proved to be one of the more interesting visits of the trip. He had spent his day distributing Communist newspapers in one of the most conservative regions of the country. Upon reaching his home in northern Idaho, he invited me in, where his wife Yvonne gave me a memorable tour of the kitchen.”