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Hi-Fi Christmas (1047)

Hang up your stockings for this week’s The Atomic Age Cocktail Party, because we’re celebrating the holiday season with a Hi-Fi Christmas! Tons of fun…and unusual…Christmas tunes from hi-fi era. We’ll hear from Kay Starr, Eddie Dunstedter, The Three Suns, Allan Sherman, and more.

Christmas trees for sale at a hardware store in Mount Prospect, Ill., Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021.
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Dealing with the Christmas tree shortage

It's Christmas tree season, but this year, whether you prefer a real or artificial tree, you might find it harder to get your hands on one than in previous years. The 21st was joined by two Illinois Christmas tree farmers to talk about the factors leading to the shortage. 

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