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Author: Roxana Robinson; Wayne Johnston Pond; Vincent Blasi; G Edward White
Publisher: R.T.P. [i.e. Research Triangle Park], NC : National Humanities Center, ©1996.
Series: Soundings (Radio program), 1996, October 13, October 20.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
Database:WorldCat
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Program 837 (ca. 29 min.) : Roxana Robinson reads from and discusses her new collection of stories, "Asking for love." Program 838 (ca. 29 min.) : G. Edward White is the author of "Creating the national pastime: baseball transforms itself, 1903-1953." In a conversation with Vincent Blasi, White charts the metamorphosis of baseball from a "marginal urban sport associated with drinking and gambling" into a ritual of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Roxana Robinson; Wayne Johnston Pond; Vincent Blasi; G Edward White
OCLC Number: 35767010
Notes: Titles from data sheets.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Moderator: Wayne Pond.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Soundings (Radio program), 1996, October 13, October 20.
Other Titles: Creating the national pastime
Responsibility: Roxana Robinson. Creating the national pastime / G. Edward White.

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Program 837 (ca. 29 min.) : Roxana Robinson reads from and discusses her new collection of stories, "Asking for love." Program 838 (ca. 29 min.) : G. Edward White is the author of "Creating the national pastime: baseball transforms itself, 1903-1953." In a conversation with Vincent Blasi, White charts the metamorphosis of baseball from a "marginal urban sport associated with drinking and gambling" into a ritual of childhood, a symbol of American individuality and fair play, the national pastime.

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