PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

PBS NewsHour

No one dreamed of a 'White Christmas' before this song

Clip: Season 2015 | 6m 37s

"White Christmas," the holiday classic penned by Irving Berlin and most famously crooned by Bing Crosby, helped to create the very idea of the American holiday we hold dear today. Composer and pianist Rob Kapilow joins Jeffrey Brown to examine the song that became the best-selling single of all time.

Aired: 12/24/15

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video?