Santa Claus | St. Louis Public Radio

Santa Claus

Santa's Arrival, an illustration for Clement Clarke Moore's poem.
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You hear them year-round but can you identify the people behind the microphone?

We’ve taken Clement Clarke Moore’s classic poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas,” most commonly known as "The Night Before Christmas," and had a different St. Louis Public Radio voice record each of the 14 verses.

Can you guess who they are in this multiple choice quiz?


On Science: The Santa hypothesis

Dec 24, 2008

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, Dec. 24, 2008 - Yesterday my daughter Caitlin arrived home from college for the Christmas holidays. She has learned there that she knows much more than her parents, but seems to be doing her best to hide this guilty knowledge from us. Looking at her now, a confident young woman, I cannot help but think -- as many fathers must -- of earlier Christmases. Years ago, I wrote of Christmas and Caitlin, and I can think of no better way to celebrate Christmas this year than to rerun that column for you today, the day before Caitlin and I celebrate this year's Christmas. So, here it is: