St. Patrick's Day Used to Be Blue

On "A Closer Look" with Rose Scott and Jim Burress, Bryan McGovern, associate…

Georgia (Mar 18, 2016)

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On "A Closer Look" with Rose Scott and Jim Burress, Bryan McGovern, associate professor of history at Kennesaw State University, discusses why the iconic color of St. Patrick’s Day changed to green – from blue. (Interview starts at 25:15.)
 
https://soundcloud.com/waberadio/closer-look-march-17-2016#t=0:00
 

 

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