Backstory — Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
Yes, it’s the most famous newspaper editorial of all. It’s also the untold story of two skeptics addressing disillusionment, and the iconic statement on the magic of childhood, and belief, and Christmas that resulted.
- The Marvelous and the Mundane
- Anthony Barthel
- Jack Billings Presents: Me and my Neighbor, Michael
- The Newseum
Music in this episode
- “Fig Leaf Rag” — Kevin MacLeod, via Incompetech
- “Golden Hour” — Podington Bear, via Free Music Archive
- “We Wish you a Merry Christmas” — Don Maue, shared directly by the artist
- “The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan” — Chris Zabriskie, via Free Music Archive
- “Wish Background” — Kevin MacLeod, via Incompetech
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