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47: Christmas and Commerce

47: Christmas and Commerce

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Stories about the intersection of Christmas and retail, originally broadcast in 1996 when our show was only one year old. Including David Sedaris's story "Santaland Diaries," which first aired on NPR's Morning Edition in a much shorter version.
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wonderless age

A lovely piece!

Jan 18th
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Chris Cook

what ever happen to if you dont have something nice to say.

Dec 29th
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Grant Mowbray

1996? Really? come on...no thanks to ancient history...and I'm 50

Dec 26th
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Miles Noah

Grant Mowbray Everyone deserves some time off at Christmas

Dec 31st
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47: Christmas and Commerce

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