Arthur Jackson sings and Salvation Army rings bells at the Mall of America in Minneapolis (2007 NPR Day to Day).
Brooklyn Christmas Trees
Vincent van Rhyn has sold Christmas trees on the same Brooklyn corner for 30 years, since he was 16 (2008 NPR Day to Day).
Iraq: Soldiers’ Wishes
Christmas wishes from soldiers at U.S. Army Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Northern Iraq (2009 APM Marketplace).
An HV hour: Holiday cheer and holiday weird, a mix of stories, found-sound, and sampled songs (2008).
‘So Long’ to Shangri-La
An angel wants to walk on the dark side, in this Two Minute Film Noir (2008 NPR Day to Day).
The T in Xmas
A toy-shop, the Hanukkah story, a Salvation Army captain, and the Sweet Adelaides (1993 NPR All Things Considered).
Santa’s To-Do List
What Santa would like for you, and him, to do this Christmas (2003 Day to Day).
And a happy new you: Guitar by Jesse Boggs, vocals by his four-year-old son Eli (2008 Hearing Voices).
Rocky Mountain High
Jeffery Carpenter’s Christianity severed his special connection to John Denver (2006 PRI Weekend America).
Iraq: Singing Soldier
Sgt. Jodie Manford and the 3rd Infantry Division Band spread holiday cheer at an Iraq Army base (2009 PRI The World).
Yes to God
An HV hour: Sound Portraits looks for the Virgin Mary; NPR's Noah Adams finds Trappist monk Thomas Merton (2009).
Tell Our Parents
The secrets teenagers will never reveal to their parents (2008 Day to Day;).
Christmas at War
U.S. Navy veteran John Hughes recalls one Christmas he spent during wartime (2003 Day to Day).
In Taipei, Taiwan, up the White Temple’s rock steps, 100 voices sing salutations to the Buddha (2002 PRI Savvy Traveler).
St. Gertrude Sisters
At Idaho’s Monastery of St. Gertrude, the Sisters care for the land is part of their faith (2003 PRI Living on Earth).
Tibetan nuns at prayer, Ani Sangkhung Nunnery, Lhasa, Tibet, PRC (2002 PRI Savvy Traveler).
Israeli Peace Rabbi
Rabbi Arik Ascherman and the Arabs, Jews, and home demolitions in Jerusalem (2008 PRI The World).
Shopping for Santa
And HV hour: Holiday spirits, communal consumption, and a history of USA malls by Johnathan Mitchell (2009).
Winter Love Story
A passionate love affair, complete with champagne, ice-skating, and an ambulance crash (2004 WNYC The Next Big Thing).
Santa’s Wish List
What Santa wants for his Christmas (2003 Day to Day).
Homeless: My Name Is
Voices in the Minnesota “Land of 10,000 Homeless” series, by Andrew Turpening and Danny Burke ( Day to Day).
The Story of Stuff
Annie Leonard tells where consumer stuff comes from and ends up, and who gets harmed along the way (PRI Weekend America).
Holiday stories, myths, and rumours told by Mrs. Beasley’s 2nd-graders, Emerson School, Bozeman MT (2003 NPR Day to Day).
Zulu Kids Christmas
A Christmas audio postcard sung by Zulu children in a South African orphanage (2004 NPR Day to Day).
An HV hour: Mixes and mashes and seasonal samples, and song stories (2011).