A friend recently sent me the text portion of the story below. The story describes how the TV producers were very reluctant to put a program on TV having someone quoting from The Bible. (And this was back in 1965!)
Here is the story:
Did you notice the timing there? Because the producer had all the promotional material already printed, and the sponsor had already agreed, CBS executives felt they had to go along with the project.
(The producer of the video below didn’t include this dialogue:)
(Here’s the Bible passage that Linus recites:)
On the very day I sat down to write this article, an email I received from someone had a link in it to this video excerpt from the classic animated Charles Schulz story “A Charlie Brown Christmas”.
It’s only 58 seconds long. Enjoy!