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Graceland Meditation Garden | 27:Fifty (1991)
Episode 5

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Here in the Meditation Garden at Graceland, Elvis is buried right beside his parents, and paternal grandmother. Flowers from Elvis fans around the world continue to arrive to this very day.
Wheeler Matthews, Steel Drum Maker | 27:Fifty (1991)
Episode 3

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When someone thinks of steel drums, they think of the Caribbean. Wheeler Matthews is a steel drum maker from Beaufort, S.C. He discusses his inspirations for wanting to create steel drums, and how...
Thomas Hale, Violin Maker | 27:Fifty (1991)
Episode 2

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Thomas Hale repairs and makes violins. Mr. Hale fine tunes the art of fine craftsmanship; working long hours in the basement of his home. He discusses his inspirations for working on violins, drawing...
Graceland Tour, Continued | 27:Fifty (1991)
Episode 4

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Jim Welch shows the office building where Vernon Presley took care of administrative affairs, and the “smoke house” which Elvis occasionally used for target practice. The “Trophy Room” was the place...