Margaret Poethig

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Caption: Artwork by Richard Creps

Chapter 1 - The Making of a Political Consciousness (24:25)
From: Margaret Poethig

Richard receives an early political education from his Socialist cigar maker grandfather, by hearing over-the-counter conversations at the butcher shop, from the Franciscan ...
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Chapter 2 - The Sidewalks as Playground (20:18)
From: Margaret Poethig

Richard’s first ten years on First Avenue lay the foundation for life ahead. Within a three-block radius were the essential building blocks for integrating life and preparing ...
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Chapter 4 - The Games We Played (18:01)
From: Margaret Poethig

Friendships on New York City streets are made and solidified by the games young Richard plays after school and on Saturdays. Which game is played depends on how many people ...
Caption: Artwork by Richard Creps

Chapter 5 - Making a Day of It (12:19)
From: Margaret Poethig

Plagued by her tuberculosis, Richard’s mother yearns to raise her children outside the city. On special days, she takes Richard down to Penn Station in the early morning to ...
Caption: Eunice Blanchard Poethig at her 80th birthday celebration in 2010.

We Sing (22:58)
From: Margaret Poethig

A documentary about a family hymn singing description