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Book cover: Future Dictionary of America

The Garden for Disappointed Politicians {format} {format} 3:27 Sarah Vowell

America is now focused on who will win the elections. But what about the losers? And why do some refuse to go away? This "Garden" provides a place for them to go. Itís an entry in a new book called The Future Dictionary of America, edited by Dave Eggers, in which American writers were asked to define words which will be coined in a future, better U.S.A.. [transcript]

Broadcast: Sep 30 2004 on NPR Day to Day Subjects: Politics, Environment, Garden

Monastery of St. Gertrude chapel

Sisters of St Gertrude’s Garden {format} 3:30 Barrett Golding

Another stop on the The Lewis & Clark Trail: 200 Years Later. The Benedictine Sisters, of the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho, practice a stewardship of the land deeply rooted in religion. Sister Mary Kay Henry, Sister Carol Ann, Sister Janet, Postulant Michelle talk about their garden and their faith. [transcript]

Broadcast: Feb 1 2003 on NPR Living on EarthSeries: Lewis & Clark Trail: 200 Years Later Subjects: Garden, Environment, Religious, Historical

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