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Christmas Heritage


original date 12/18/78. Dub of A2-06191

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Christmas Heritage
Program Description

Six personal essays on Christmas spirit, traditions and customs by: Alistair Cooke - "Movie Time;" Edward Rowe Snowe - "A Time for the Lonely" ( Flying Santa, Maine Lighthouse); Oliver Jensen - " A Time for Gifts" (Antique Toys); Lenwood Sloan - "A Time for Song;" (Minstrel Show); N. Scott Momaday - " A Time for Prayer" (Navajo); and Paul Engle - " Time Remembered" (Old-Fashioned Farmhouse Family Christmas)

See Prime Time program guide, December 1978 for cover story.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

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Chicago: “Christmas Heritage,” 12/18/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BA8B7987F44548288F111EF9A841A596.
MLA: “Christmas Heritage.” 12/18/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BA8B7987F44548288F111EF9A841A596>.
APA: Christmas Heritage. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BA8B7987F44548288F111EF9A841A596
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