Audio Journeys are exploring the life of L Frank Baum, author of some of the world's most loved children's books, The Wizard of Oz. L Frank Baum was born near Syracuse New York in 1856. We meet L. Frank Baum historian, Kathleen De Scenna, at Ste Marie amoung the Irquoise on Onondaga Lake, near Syracuse New York. Ms De Scenna considers Mr. Baum a visionary. Wizard of Oz music score is by Harold Arlen, lyrics by Yip Harburg, performed specially for Travel Radio International, by Jim Rote. (c) 2011 All Rights Reserved.