Guest Host: Susan Page

For 40 years millions of Americans have tuned in to watch Charlie Brown discover the true meaning of Christmas. A look at the making of a holiday classic.

Guests

  • Peter Robbins the voice of Charlie Brown for the first 5 Charlie Brown t.v. specials and the first Charlie Brown movie.
  • Lee Mendelson executive producer of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and author of "A Charlie Brown Christmas - The Making of a Holiday Classic."
  • Tom Inge Professor of Humanities at Randolph-Macon College and author of "Charles M. Schultz: Conversations" and "Comics as Culture."
  • Robert Thompson professor of Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University.

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