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Thinking Aloud
Chartres Cathedral
Boasting one of the most extensive collections of medieval stained glass in the world, Chartres Cathedral was built in a time when literacy was rare. For the masses, literacy was nothing more than the ability to read and interpret a picture. How many tens of thousands have read and internalized the stained glass of Chartres? Today we share the view from inside Chartres Cathedral.—Original airdate: 1/4/2010

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