Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom
Explores 13 major American holidays and gatherings: the history, folklore and rituals that have become central to those events. Special attention is paid to different ethnic groups and how they brought their own traditions to the occasions.
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom Previous Broadcasts
Easter (Episode #110)
KQED Plus: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
Of all the holidays and celebrations in the Christian calendar, none is more directly involved with the taste of freedom than Easter. The theme of Easter is liberation -liberation from time, liberation from sin and liberation from death. Spend a half hour with Burt Wolf and discover how a rabbit jumped into the moon, learn the intricate egg decorating tradition from the Ukraine, inspect the ultimate Easter eggs created for the Czars of Russia, and take a walk down Fifth Avenue on Easter Sunday.