Special Programs
4:40 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Special Programs - December 25

Here's an overview of the special holiday programs we'll be airing on Tuesday, December 25:

9:00am - Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites
Hosted by Lynn Neary, Christmas stories featured on NPR over the years by Jay Allison, Lee Stringer, Sylvia Seymour and Paul Auster, Bailey White, John McIlwraith, Jay O'Callahan, Chuch Kramer, David Sedaris, Scott Simon, and John Henry Faulk

10:00am - Tinsel Tales II
Hosted by Lynn Neary, more Christmas stories featured on NPR over the years by Duck's Breath Mystery Theatre, Firoozeh Dumas, Steve Banko, Bill Harley, The Ban-Smo Label, Claudio Sanchez, Melinda Shoaf, Douglas Brinkley, and Daniel Pinkwater

12:00 noon - Jonathan Winters' "A Christmas Carol"
Hosted by Susan Stamberg, an annual Christmas tradition, Charles Dickens' timeless classic read by Jonathan Winters and Mimi Kennedy

6:00pm - All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914
A New Christmas Special, originally produced by Public Radio International, featuring Theatre Latte Da in readings by World War I soldiers from England and Germany interspersed with music of the period, sung by Cantus, proving that "Peace On Earth to Men of Goodwill" is possible, even if for just a few hours

7:00pm - A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (repeat of live broadcast)