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StoryCorps Shorts: The Temple of Knowledge

Special | 2m 47s

Ronald Clark’s father was custodian of a branch of the New York Public Library at a time when caretakers, along with their families, lived in the buildings. With his daughter, Jamilah, Ronald remembers literally growing up in a library, creeping down to the stacks in the middle of the night when curiosity gripped him. A story for anyone who’s ever dreamt of having unrestricted access to books.

Aired: 02/08/18

Expires: 07/01/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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