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Turning The Tables

Natalia Lafourcade Is The 21st Century's Guardian Of Cultural Memory

In many ways, Lafourcade has left her mark on the 21st century by looking back. Her work has freed music that for many younger listeners had been trapped in amber, and imbued it with new life.

Fantoche a La Realidad La Orquestra Vulgar
Get Down Santa The Jive Turkeys
Song For Mary The Herbaliser
Where the River Flows Sons of Maria
Linus and Lucy Vince Guaraldi Trio
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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
Christmas Time is Here Khruangbin
Auld Lang Syne The Black on White Affair
COOL YULE LOUIS ARMSTRONG & THE COMMANDERS
Hark the Herald Angels Sing Candy Cane Trio
Getting Down For Xmas Milly & Silly

In 1776, Fort Ticonderoga in northern New York defended the frontier of the American Colonies against a powerful British army. But the Colonial regiments stationed there struggled with growing tensions and animosity that led to a dangerous riot on Christmas Day. Emily Russell/North Country Public Radio hide caption

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1776 'Christmas Riot' At Fort Ticonderoga Reveals Long-Forgotten Tensions

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Natalia Lafourcade Is The 21st Century's Guardian Of Cultural Memory

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Alma Mia Natalia Lafourcade
Heatwave (Love Is Like a) Martha & the Vandellas
Jingle Bells [Instrumental] Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash et. al.

New research at Voyageurs National Park is challenging the conventional wisdom on wolves: Their diets are a lot more varied than previously thought. Courtesy of Voyageurs Wolf Project hide caption

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The Secret Fishing Habits Of Northwoods' Wolves

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SILENT NIGHT JOHN FAHEY
Winter Wonderland Ralph Flanagan Orchestra

Not throwing away his shot(gun): Christian Bale's Dick Cheney smirks and glowers in Vice. Matt Kennedy/Annapurna hide caption

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'On The Basis Of Sex' And 'Vice': 2 Biopics — 1 Bathed In Light, 1 Steeped In Shadow

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An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You) The Temptations

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