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'Present at the Creation' Gets the Dirt on Overalls

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'Present at the Creation' Gets the Dirt on Overalls

'Present at the Creation' Gets the Dirt on Overalls

'Present at the Creation' Gets the Dirt on Overalls

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Overalls have clothed Americans at work and play since the 1700s, becoming a national icon in the process. NPR's Neda Ulaby reports on the evolution of overalls — from low-class work clothes to pop fashion — as part of NPR's Present at the Creation series.

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