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Rising Above: The National Czech and Slovak Museum

This documentary chronicles the dramatic history of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, from its origins and early locations to becoming a major tourist attraction in the Midwest. By weaving historic photographs and video footage with personal interviews, the program reveals a powerful story about the immigrant experience, a city with strong roots in the Czech and Slovak traditions, a people and a culture who have persevered, a community proud of its heritage, and a museum that was literally lifted out of the devastating flood of 2008 into a stronger existence. Written, produced and directed by Kent Newman, Full Spectrum Productions.

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Rising Above: The National Czech and Slovak Museum

posted on November 13, 2012

Rising Above: The National Czech and Slovak Museum
This is a powerful story about the immigrant experience, a city with strong roots in the Czech and Slovak traditions, a people and a culture who have persevered, a community proud of its heritage, and a museum that was literally lifted out of the... 27:45 Play Video

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