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Ever ‘Green’

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC-4)
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If you’re like me, you get lots of stories, jokes, anecdotes, offbeat videos and the like in your email inbox. The other day, a genial acquaintance sent me a tale that, others tell me, has made the Internet rounds for years.  But it was the first I’d seen it. I’ve fluffed it up a little, […]

The Old, Under Foot

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 3:47 pm (UTC-4)
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The other day, I was leaving work and fell into step with a colleague who toils in the VOA newsroom.  I hadn’t seen her for awhile, and I remarked, not very sensitively as I look back on it, that she looked awfully tired.  It was the job, I figured. Yes, to a degree, she said.  […]

Christmases Remembered

Posted December 22nd, 2010 at 1:01 pm (UTC-4)
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The other day I came upon a script of a VOA story that I had put together nine years ago. It was entitled, “Christmas Memories,” and it wasn’t a story so much as stories, warm reminiscences told in thin and sometimes crackly voices by men and women who lived in retirement homes — they used […]

Ted Landphair

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This is a far-ranging exploration of American life by a veteran Voice of America “Americana” reporter and essayist.

Ted writes about the thousands of places he has visited and written about as a broadcaster and book author. Ted Landphair’s America often showcases the work of his wife and traveling companion, renowned American photographer Carol M. Highsmith.

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