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The Mummers Day Parade is as quintessentially South Philadelphia as Ben Franklin or Willy Penn, a Philly cheese steak or Italian water ice. It’s u...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 08:35
Caption: Chief Gene
In Virginia, there are eight Indian tribes, some several thousand people in all. Yet the United States doesn’t believe they exist. The seeds of thi...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2015
  • Length: 27:39
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In this Prelude to Summer we end up on a parking lot late at night on the first day of summer, sprawled out on sleeping bags and looking up at the ...

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 25:20
Caption: Maureen and Lucky Cole, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Two of the only human inhabitants of the Everglades live just off Loop Road less than a mile before it links back up with Tamiani Trail. Their comp...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2014
  • Length: 26:16
Caption: No Room At The Inn, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Three Christmas stories. In the first story family nativities build homes in Haiti. The second story is about a man and a machine in Williamsburg, ...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WHRV, KWIT, and WLRN


  • Added: Oct 07, 2013
  • Length: 54:55
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: PM was one of the North Side witches., Credit: Catherine McGuigan
Witch-hunts are curious phenomena, and thoroughly reactionary in nature. They generally begin with an inexplicable event of one kind or other—cows ...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2013
  • Length: 26:55

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 11, 2011
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Oct 26, 2011
  • Length: 01:30
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Each year at Church of the Redeemer in Mechanicsville, Virginia hundreds of nativities go on display. And for the past three years proceeds from t...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2011
  • Length: 26:47
Caption: Tiffany stained glass window inside Blanford Church.
Memorial Day, a national holiday of remembrance, was first celebrated south of the Mason/Dixon line in Petersburg, Virginia at Blandford Church Cem...

Bought by KSRQ, KVNF, WTIP, KSFR, Monarch Radio and more


  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 16:12
  • Purchases: 18
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When it comes to Passover, why is this state different from all other states?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPIK-LP, Louisville Public Media, KZYX and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2008
  • Length: 05:40
  • Purchases: 6
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One of the world's largest collections of Christmas creches at the University of Dayton (Ohio)

  • Added: Dec 18, 2007
  • Length: 04:22
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This is a true story that happened to me Christmas of 1964 at Bamberger's in Newark, NJ, when I was five years old.

Bought by WAMC, Here and Now, WGUC/ WVXU, KUT, WJFF and more


  • Added: Nov 27, 2007
  • Length: 04:18
  • Purchases: 6
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July 4th in Cummington MA 1965 and Bolinas Ca 07

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 09, 2007
  • Length: 09:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Learn how the giant puppets that lead New York City's Village Halloween parade are constructed.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2006
  • Length: 09:18
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How Halloween has -- and hasn't -- changed over the years.

Bought by WTJU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KBUT and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2004
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 9