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Caption: Funeral service in front of Barrett's Market 1942
A community garden project at Barrett Brothers Park in north St. Louis prompts memories of the Barrett family, who came to Missouri as Irish famine...

  • Added: May 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
Caption: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi
On October 2 India will mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. South Africans say India gave us Mohandas Gandhi. We returned him as the Maha...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 05:59
Caption: Allen Ginsberg reading poetry, Credit: The New York Public Library Digital Collections
One of Allen Ginsberg's first publishers was taken to court for a book that an undercover police officer deemed "not fit for children to read."

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: :59
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Often imitated, but never duplicated, the "Jucy Lucy" is a Minneapolis food favorite. In this piece, learn the backstory and true mark of this icon...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 03:58
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Sports Director John Fanta previews the Big East Tournament games for Wednesday Evening March 12th. Included in this preview is the Seton Hall- B...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:03
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Roller coasters are the workhorse of the modern theme park, but their rise to popularity has been long and strange.

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2013
  • Length: 01:43
  • Purchases: 1
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When horses need social time they turn to everything from farm animals to spider monkeys.

  • Added: May 21, 2013
  • Length: 01:47
Caption: Mr. Jones on the course, Credit: Mason Sand
A collection of sounds and voices from William Devine Golf course, one of America's oldest public courses, located in inner-city Boston in the hear...

  • Added: May 16, 2012
  • Length: 01:55
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Vietnam Veteran and drug therapist Woody Curry returns to Vietnam forty years later.

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  • Added: Sep 14, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9