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Wednesday Nite Film Series: Biographies - Twenty Years on the Road with Charles Kuralt

March 30, 2011

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Twenty Years on the Road with Charles Kuralt   (original 1987, 49 min.)

In 1967, television journalist Charles Kuralt went on the road and began a 20-year nomadic trek to discover the lifeblood of small-town America.

This program records those people whose unusual talents and avocations Kuralt remembers best. They include: the fastest 104-year-old runner ; Bill Hafeman, a birch canoe builder ; the women of North Platte, Nebraska, who ran a canteen for the troops during World War II ; the "Bird Lady" of St. Petersburg, Florida ; Jethro Mann of Belmont, North Carolina, who repairs bikes for neighborhood youngsters ; the old-time gandy dancers ; a former Michigan Supreme Court justice turned fisherman.





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