NPR Holiday Specials

NPR fills millions of homes each holiday with humor, warmth, and a host of festive voices. Continuing with the tradition, this is a group of the best and most requested holiday stories. Joy, hope, and childhood memories overflow through NPR voices.

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Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Permalink

Tinsel Tales

 
  
This program features stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas. David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk -- these and other NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary.
At 9am & 8 pm.
Featured Stories:
  • Dad 'n' Sam (Jay Allison)
  • Homeless Christmas (Lee Stringer)
  • Christmas Morning, 1949 (Sylvia Seymour/Paul Auster)
  • Low-Glamour Christmas Party (Bailey White)
  • Doing it in the Closet (John McIlwraith)
  • Christopher (Jay O'Callahan)
  • Ode to Christmas (Chuck Kramer)
  • Santaland Diaries (David Sedaris)
  • Modern Day Joseph and Mary (Scott Simon)
  • John Henry Faulk's Christmas Story (John Henry Faulk)