Dickens, Railroads & Christmas
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 794
- Dec 21, 2020 7:00 pm
- 52:50 mins
Great-great-great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens, Lucinda Hawksley, shares how Dickens kicked off the Victorian obsession with Christmas when he published, "A Christmas Carol." Ainissa Ramirez shares how the Henry Bessemer made railroads and our modern celebration of Christmas possible.