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After the Weekend

From: Muriel Murch
Series: Letter From A. Broad
Length: 09:57

Past post mistress Anne Crotts sings at the 4th July. Postal workers in Ghana make music to make their work go smoother Read the full description.

Pict0030_small With the 4th of July on a Friday the three day weekend makes getting back to work on Monday a little harder. Past Post Mistress Annie Crotts still has her place in the community as she sings the Star Spangled Banner. Meanwhile post office workers at the Ghana University post office have their own way of relieving the Monday morning Blues

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Piece Description

With the 4th of July on a Friday the three day weekend makes getting back to work on Monday a little harder. Past Post Mistress Annie Crotts still has her place in the community as she sings the Star Spangled Banner. Meanwhile post office workers at the Ghana University post office have their own way of relieving the Monday morning Blues

Broadcast History

Post office workers aired on WFMU New Jeresy in 1996
This program aired on KWMR FM Monday Morning show July 7

Transcript

July 2008
After the weekend.
This year the Fourth of July, American Independence day fell on a Friday giving most of the country a three day weekend. Here was a much needed chance to kick back, stay home or get away. Americans take less vacation time than any other Western culture and need this time to be with family, friends, and community.
Across the country more people than at a church wedding show up to participate in the traditions of each community. For the Fourth draws people together. Generations join, the firehouse or the school maybe the meeting place. In Bolinas and Stinson Beach the crowds gather on the beach early in the morning for the men and women?s tug of war. Once again Bolinas wins both pulls. The crowds drift off the beach, wandering up Wharf road. It is time to admire the floats, to stop, greet and talk with our neirboughs with more attention than we might if w...
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