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The Painted Churches of Texas: Echoes of the Homeland

  • Aired: 04/06/2010
  • 56:46
  • Rating: NR
Built by 19th century immigrants to this rough but promising territory, these churches transport the visitor back to a different era, a different way of life. The story of these buildings is the story of a people striving to succeed in a new country and still preserve the values and culture of their homelands.
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You'll encounter not a simple wooden interior but an unexpected profusion of color.
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Production is made possible by a grant from Catholic Family Fraternal of Texas

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