Daily Archives: December 19, 2011

A Look Back In History: The King Family’s First Christmas Without Dr. Martin Luther King

Hat tip Joy Hewitt To mark the holidays last year, we pulled our oldest Christmas-themed episode down from the shelf and posted a 1968 story called “What Christ Looked Like.” As odd as that piece seems by today’s television standards, … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

“White Christmas” is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the version sung by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single of all time, with estimated sales in excess of … Continue reading

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