Skip to main content

Charles Schulz Grows Older While His Characters Never Age

"Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz. CBS will broadcast the classic Peanut's cartoon "A Charlie Brown Christmas" December 19, 1996. The show has been an annual tradition at CBS since 1965. Also, An exhibit featuring the "cels" or cartoon drawings of Peanuts is showing in New York this month at the Museum of Television and Radio. The exhibit moves to the Museum's Los Angeles facility next month. This interview originally aired 12/18/90.


Other segments from the episode on December 6, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 6, 1996: Interview with Robert Kimball; Interview with Charles Schulz; Review of the television show "Samson and Delilah."


Transcripts currently not available.

Transcripts are created on a rush deadline, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of Fresh Air interviews and reviews are the audio recordings of each segment.

You May Also like

Did you know you can create a shareable playlist?


Recently on Fresh Air Available to Play on NPR


A Doctor Confronts Medical Errors — And Flaws In The System That Create Mistakes

Dr. Danielle Ofri's new book, When We Do Harm, explores health care system flaws that foster mistakes — many of which are committed by caring, conscientious medical providers. She notes that many errors go unreported, especially "near misses," in which a mistake was made, but the patient didn't suffer an adverse response.


'The Past Isn't Done With Us,' Says 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda

A film of the original Broadway production of Hamilton, taped in 2016, will begin streaming on Disney+ on Friday. Miranda, who stars in the title role, calls the film a "a love letter and thank you" to the company.

There are more than 22,000 Fresh Air segments.

Let us help you find exactly what you want to hear.


Just play me something
Your Queue

Would you like to make a playlist based on your queue?

Generate & Share View/Edit Your Queue