The History Of Holiday Traditions, From Santa Claus To Gift-Giving09:41


All of the festive traditions associated with this time of year had to start somewhere. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Brian Balogh (@historyfellow) and Nathan Connolly (@ndbconnolly), historians and co-hosts of the podcast "BackStory,"about the history of Santa Claus, holiday gift-giving and how Kwanzaa evolved as an alternative to Christmas.

This segment aired on December 20, 2018.

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