255: This American's Life's Holiday Gift-Giving Guide
Dec 19, 2003
The vexing difficulty of finding the perfect gift, illustrated in three acts.
- Ian Brown tries, after decades of failure, to give his mother the perfect Christmas gift. He and his brother attempt something they haven't done since they were kids: Rehearse and sing her a program of Christmas carols. Ian Brown is the host of Talking Books, a radio program on the CBC, and the anchor of Human Edge and The View From Here, Canada's pre-eminent television documentary series. (19 minutes)