Picks and Pans Review: Matters of Life and Death: Going Somewhere: the Story of Route 66

updated 07/04/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/04/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

PBS (10:30-11 p.m. ET)

This documentary is the first in a 13-week anthology series of work by independent filmmakers. Route 66—since superseded by the interstate highway system—was once the busiest East-West highway in the nation. This is a meandering but affectionate story of a road less traveled.

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