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Book Revisits Golden Age of School Filmstrips

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Book Revisits Golden Age of School Filmstrips

Book Revisits Golden Age of School Filmstrips

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Danny Gregory
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Between the mid-1940s and mid-'70s, American schoolchildren were routinely shown filmstrips on topics ranging from the importance of cleanliness to the job of a welder. In his new book Change Your Underwear Twice a Week, author Danny Gregory revisits the wisdom these films offered. He speaks with NPR's Renee Montagne.

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