Blooper Reel: The Editors (Attempt to) Reflect on Advent

There are a number of reasons why we, the editors of America, got into the business of writing. And, as you can see from our new promotional video below, there are also some good reasons why we did not choose careers in broadcasting.

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A blessed Advent to all! Please consider giving the gift of "America" to a loved one this Christmas.

Kerry Weber

Update: Some folks have wondered about the identities of the editors featured in the video. In order of appearance: James Martin, S.J., culture editor; Kevin Clarke, associate editor; Kerry Weber, associate editor; Karen Smith, editorial director.

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Marie Rehbein
6 years 1 month ago
Having you all so close to real lit candles was unnerving.

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