Kris Kringle goes by many names, but is he… real? Here we proffer a few selections of Christmas cheer on the subject of the veracity of one Saint Nick, AKA Santa Claus.
“A Doubtful Character” by A.A. Milne
An excerpt from “Santa Claus Hides in the Phonograph” by Ernest Hare (1922)
“Is There a Santa Claus?” (1904) by Jacob A. Riis
“Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus” by Francis Pharcellus Church (New York Sun, 1897)
TRR: Episode 15, “Yes, Virginia…”
The musical accompaniment for the show is provided through the kind generosity of Incompetech.com.