This year marks the 50th anniversary of A Charlie Brown Christmas, the animated special that represented the first foray into television for Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz. But behind that well-known story is another: one about how CBS (the network on which the program originally aired) almost allowed A Charlie Brown Christmas to die before it was born - because of nervousness over a Bible passage at the high point of the narrative.
"Charles Schulz had some ideas that challenged the way of thinking of those executives," writes talk radio executive and producer Lee Habeeb. It leads us to ask - to paraprhase Charlie Brown himself - "does anyone know what TV is all about?" Courtesy National Review.