A Cunning Christmas Crime

A Cunning Christmas Crime

Constant Wonder - Season 1, Episode 9 , Segment 2

S1 E9: Kris Kringle Nabs Cash

Episode: S1 E9: Kris Kringle Nabs Cash

  • Dec 22, 2021 11:00 am
  • 28:09 mins

John Duval Gluck started the Santa Claus Association, which answered children’s Christmas letters to St. Nick and connected them with philanthropists who could help. But Gluck couldn't keep his own fingers out of the money pot. Guest: Alex Palmer, author of "The Santa Claus Man: The Rise and Fall of a Jazz Age Con Man and the Invention of Christmas in New York"