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StoryCorps Shorts: The Temple of Knowledge

  • Aired: 02/08/2018
  • 02:47
  • Expires: 06/30/2018
  • Rating: NR
Ronald Clark’s father was custodian of a branch of the New York Public Library at a time when caretakers, along with their families, lived in the buildings. With his daughter, Jamilah, Ronald remembers literally growing up in a library, creeping down to the stacks in the middle of the night when curiosity gripped him. A story for anyone who’s ever dreamt of having unrestricted access to books.
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