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February 4, 2016

 

Host of WFIU's

Jazz Crossroads of America: The Four Freshmen

Host of WFIU's "Night Lights," David Brent Johnson explores the story behind Butler's "The Four Freshmen," a jazz quartet that inspired generations to come.

January 21, 2016

 

Host of WFIU's

Jazz Crossroads of America: Road to Stardust

Host of WFIU's "Night Lights," David Brent Johnson explores the story behind Bloomington's Hoagy Carmichael friendship with famed trumpeter Bix Beiderbecke.

December 17, 2015

 

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

Dear Santa: A Letter from the 1980s

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

December 17, 2015

 

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

Dear Santa: A Letter from the 2000s

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

December 17, 2015

 

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

Dear Santa: A Letter from the 1930s

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

December 17, 2015

 

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

Dear Santa: A Letter from the 1960s

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

December 17, 2015

 

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

Dear Santa: A Letter from the 1950s

For over 100 years, letters have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana, each season; compiled in “Letters to Santa Claus,” here is just one of the millions received.

December 17, 2015

 

Established in 1976, Santa's Elves' have spent countless hours writing to children around the world, funded by the generosity of spirit and community donations.

Dear Santa: Santa’s Elves

Established in 1976, Santa's Elves' have spent countless hours writing to children around the world, funded by the generosity of spirit and community donations.

December 17, 2015

 

For over 40 years, Santa Claus, Indiana's Jim Yellig spent his days as Santa Claus, answering letters from children and greeting guests at Santa Claus Land.

Dear Santa: Indiana’s Santa Jim

For over 40 years, Santa Claus, Indiana's Jim Yellig spent his days as Santa Claus, answering letters from children and greeting guests at Santa Claus Land.

December 17, 2015

 

Since being introduced to the American culture in 1822, Santa Claus has come to represent not just the magic of Christmas, but also the personification of hope.

Dear Santa: The Magic of Santa

Since being introduced to the American culture in 1822, Santa Claus has come to represent not just the magic of Christmas, but also the personification of hope.

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