All Pieces for Charles McGuigan

Caption: Jay Ipson in front of the Virginia Holocaust Museum., Credit: John MacLellan
Jay Ipson, the youngest Holocaust survivor living in Virginia today, lived in an underground lair for six months during the Nazi occupation of his ...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 59:14
Caption: Mattie River
Mattie River looked like a puppy when we first found her. She was small and frightened, could barely stand on her own paws. Her wants seemed so ins...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2011
  • Length: 25:56
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Page Wilson was a singer and a song writer and host of the most popular music show in Richmond, Virginia. Called the Out of the Blue Radio Revue, i...

  • Added: May 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:33
Caption: Tiffany stained glass window inside Blanford Church.
Memorial Day, a national holiday of remembrance, was first celebrated south of the Mason/Dixon line in Petersburg, Virginia at Blandford Church Cem...

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  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 16:12
  • Purchases: 19
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Steve Moore learned about the nature of comedy at an early age. He refined his talents out in LA and just as his career was taking off he was diagn...

  • Added: May 04, 2010
  • Length: 26:15
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Twenty years ago actor turned comedian Steve Moore was diagnosed with AIDS. He became the first comedian who laughed the disease in the face.

  • Added: May 04, 2010
  • Length: 25:58
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Lindsay Ess is beautiful. Her skin is pale and void of a single freckle. She has mooning eyes, a fine, thin nose, crafted cheek bones, lips like ro...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2010
  • Length: 26:08
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Lindsay Ess was a fashion model, a designer, a stunning beauty. And then at the age of twenty-four, just two years ago, doctors had to cut off both...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2010
  • Length: 27:39
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In Virginia, there are eight Indian tribes, some several thousand people in all. Yet the United States doesn’t believe they exist. The seeds of thi...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2009
  • Length: 15:16
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Richmond Virginia's Folk Festival led to the creation of a sister city relationship with Segou, Mali. In time, these two cities will be exchanging ...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2009
  • Length: 27:41
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Sammy Marques learned how to do warm-ups. He learned how to read a room, how to ingratiate himself to the audience. But it all gets back to the sto...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2009
  • Length: 25:27
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Sammy Marques tells stories, one-man-shows that last an hour and more. The stories within the bigger stories are chapters of his life. And becaus...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2009
  • Length: 25:28
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Sammy Marques, descended from Portuguese seamen, was expatriated from his native America by his missionary father. When he returned stateside he ma...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2009
  • Length: 27:20
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For three generations, Sammy Marques’ family was stuck in a sort of revolving door of emigration from Europe to the United States and back again. I...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2009
  • Length: 28:28
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Sammy Marques has done a lot of things over the years. He was a baker. On two occassions. And he can make a candlestick. He was never a butcher tho...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2009
  • Length: 26:22
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Lady E sings the blues and she knows what she's singing about. Fifteen years ago, her oldest son died. It was sudden, and a freakish accident. Lady...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2009
  • Length: 48:57
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Rolanda Scott, an art teacher and glass sculptor, has had one bout of cancer after another for the past eight years. When her time comes Rolanda's ...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 29:23
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Rolanda Scott is a glass sculptor. But she also molds young minds as an art instructor. About eight years ago she was diagnosed with breast cancer ...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2009
  • Length: 28:20
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My son and I, after many years, were reunited at his home in Mendocino, CA

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2009
  • Length: 15:03
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jay Ipson in front of the Virginia Holocaust Museum., Credit: John K. MacLellan
The Ip family had escaped both the Nazis and the Soviets. Once in the United States, Israel Ip carved out a life for his family. Jay married, took ...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2009
  • Length: 27:47
  • Purchases: 1