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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

Media Type


Chicago: “Christmas Heritage,” 12/18/1978, GBH Archives, accessed July 23, 2024,
MLA: “Christmas Heritage.” 12/18/1978. GBH Archives. Web. July 23, 2024. <>.
APA: Christmas Heritage. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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