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    • From Main Street to Mall

    • The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store
    • By: Vicki Howard
    • Narrated by: Beth Richmond
    • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With careful attention to small-town stores as well as glamorous landmarks such as Marshall Field's in Chicago and Wanamaker's in Philadelphia, historian Vicki Howard offers a comprehensive account of the uneven trajectory that brought about the loss of locally identified department store firms....

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    • Marvelous History Lesson

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-11-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Plastics: Here Today, Here Tomorrow

    • By: Howard Kohn, Vicki Monks
    • Narrated by: Larry Massett, Vicki Monks
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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    “Plastics,” said the character in the movie The Graduate. “There’s a great future in plastics.” Today we understand how plastics degrade the environment. However, in 1988, research was just beginning to show the damage plastics could bring, from plastics bags and six-pack rings in the ocean to bottles clogging drainage areas and sea animals ingesting bits of plastic.

    Regular price: $3.95