Charlie Brown’s America
  • Jun 10, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 39:14 mins

Peanuts creator Charles Schulz said he went to great lengths to keep controversies out of his comics—but what DID show up in the Peanuts world, and what fans read into it, was very much politically relevant, according to historian Black Scott Ball. Ball has a new book called “Charlie Brown’s America: The Popular Politics of Peanuts.”