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Mardi Gras and Carnival
Mardi Gras and Carnival(14 Photos)
A photo slideshow of the celebration of Mardi Gras.
Bet You Didn't Know: Easter Traditions
Bet You Didn't Know: Easter TraditionsVideo Clip (2:59)
Video Clip (2:59)
How did Easter traditions like the Easter bunny and egg hunts become part of the holiday celebration?
History of Easter
History of EasterVideo Clip (3:32)
Video Clip (3:32)
A look at the origins of the holiest day on the Christian calender.
Holiday Foods: Easter Eggs
Holiday Foods: Easter EggsVideo Clip (3:47)
Video Clip (3:47)
In this Holiday Foods video clip, we learn about what people traditionally eat on Easter Sunday. One major food that is associated with Easter is eggs. Famous Fat Dave talks about the history of the egg and its connection to Easter.
Holiday Foods: Easter Ham
Holiday Foods: Easter HamVideo Clip (3:17)
Video Clip (3:17)
In this Holiday Foods video clip, we learn about what people traditionally eat on Easter Sunday. The traditional dish that is eaten is the Easter Ham. Famous Fat Dave talks about some of the history and traditions behind Easter.
Mardi Gras Origins
Mardi Gras OriginsVideo Clip (1:21)
Video Clip (1:21)
In this video clip, learn about Mardi Gras and the history behind it. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, comes from different Pagan traditions. It was later made into a Christian holiday.
History of Mardi Gras
History of Mardi GrasVideo Clip (3:29)
Video Clip (3:29)
Find out more about the history of Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, and how the holiday came to be synonymous with New Orleans.
Speeches & Audio (1)
Easter on Recently Captured Iwo Jima
Easter on Recently Captured Iwo JimaAudio Clip (3:21)
Audio Clip (3:21)
A chaplain's service for U.S. troops on Iwo Jima is broadcast live. On March 26, 1945, after 36 days of bloody battle, the United States took control of the strategically important Japanese island.
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