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Friday, December 24, 2010
From listener Mary Stellhorn Roth of Ann Arbor, Mich.

We remember Christmas, 1945, and what one author calls “the greatest celebration in American History.”

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Thursday, December 23, 2010
DJ Jon Solomon, who hosts a 24 hour holiday music show each December on WPRB radio in Princeton, New Jersey.

Tired of hearing “White Christmas?” DJ Jon Solomon brings us Christmas songs you’ve probably never heard before, and may never want to hear again.

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Friday, December 17, 2010
(From Tim Slover's “The Christmas Chronicles.”)

It’s the time of year when kids ask questions like, “How does Santa travel the world in one night?” Or, “Can reindeer really fly?” Professor Tim Slover set out to find answers and the result is the radio drama and book “The Christmas Chronicles.”

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Thursday, December 9, 2010
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What appeared to be a regular group of people eating lunch at a mall was actually a full chorus of singers who dropped their burgers and burst into “Hallelujah.”

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Monday, December 28, 2009

Airline Security, Promised Virgins, Sakharov Prize, A Young Man Joins the Army and Grows Up, Louisa May Alcott

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Three Wise Men, Word of the Year, Top Holiday Songs of the Decade, Is Chrysler Selling Cars or Cause?, Who is Sherlock Holmes?

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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Health Care on Christmas Eve, Digitizing Monk, The Manger, Christmas at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, A Christmas Carol

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

The Health of U.S. Banks, Islam in Chinese Characters, Mexican Drug War, Living to 100, Belmont Madrigals

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Raised Jewish, Bill Adler started making Christmas music mixtapes after he married into a Christian family. And soon the hobby turned into a passion. Every year since 1984, Adler searches for the most eclectic Christmas music from all genres and decades to produce his “Christmas Jollies” mixtape. Producer Jon Kalish has our story.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

The Battle for Tora Bora, Operation Marriage, iTV?, Food Stamps, Christmas Jollies

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Monday, December 21, 2009

Health Care Reform Passes in the Senate, Searching for Balance in Religion, The Trial Of Major Hasan, Feliz Navidad in Barcelona, Cookbooks for The Cooks on Your List

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Friday, December 18, 2009

Wally Lamb typically writes sprawling works that deal with difficult subjects but his new book is a breezy novella that’s perfect for the holiday season. “Wishin’ and Hopin: A Christmas Story” is set in a Connecticut parochial school in 1964 and the main event is a Christmas pageant that goes hilariously wrong.

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

U.S. Predator Drones Vulnerable to Hackers, The Music Room, Russia and Ukraine and Natural Gas, The Sales Tax Quandry, The Christmas Chronicles

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