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An exploration of 13 major American holidays and gatherings-and the history, folklore, and rituals that have become central to those occasions. The series pays special attention to different ethnic groups and how they have brought their own traditions to the events. Taped on-location throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Asia.

TV Schedule

Closed Captioned Passover #109 [TV-G]
Burt takes part in a seder at Famous Sammy's Roumanian Steakhouse; tours the Hasidic community in Crown Heights, Brooklyn; watches a master scribe at work; and learns how matzah is made.

  • KET Thursday, April 2 at 12:30 am EST
  • KET2 Thursday, April 2 at 6:00 pm EST
  • KET Friday, April 3 at 5:00 am EST

Closed Captioned Easter #110 [TV-G]
How a rabbit jumped into the moon; the intricate egg decorating tradition of the Ukraine; the ultimate Easter eggs, created for the czars of Russia; and a walk down Fifth Avenue on Easter.

  • KET Sunday, April 5 at 3:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 5 at 12:30 pm EDT
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   Burt Wolf
   P.O. Box 3111
   Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

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