YCP Extra! The Death of Santa Claus and a Terrible Tasmanian Christmas


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Honey, fascists and the death of Santa Claus - just some of the topics covered in this special Christmas edition of Yesterday's Chip Paper Extra! - the very best of the shorter stories from the world's historic newspaper archives. Learn all about the traditional festive season in Violet's home country of Australia, and discover the story of the abandoned child who could or could not be Jim.

Yesterday's Chip Paper is the fortnightly podcast that sees your hosts, Jim and Violet, looking at the most strange, bizarre and unbelievable stories from history's newspapers. Everything from high sea mutiny to the Sausage King of London is covered - the only limit to the stories that are told is that they must have been reported on sometime in the last few hundred years.

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Sources used in this episode:

British Newspaper Archive https://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/

TROVE (National Library of Australia) http://trove.nla.gov.au/

Thanks to the Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org/), Purple Planet (http://www.purple-planet.com) and Kevin McLeod (http://incompetech.com) for the music in this episode.

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