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Santa Claus Bank Robbery of 1927 Texas History


You may have watched the movie Bad Santa starring Billy Bob Thornton on the big screen or your TV, but did you know there was a real-life Bad Santa?

This video will take you to the city of Cisco Texas, to revisit the Santa Claus Bank Robbery, which took place on December 23, 1927.  I interviewed the Mayor of Cisco, Tammy Douglas, who shared details about the robbery, capture, escape and a dubious end for one Santa Claus.

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Calvin enjoys photography, travel, history, and takes every opportunity to combine all three passions. After an early taste of international travel as a military “brat”, a new passport for work travel reignited the international travel bug. As a visual journalist who believes that opinions are shaped by life experiences, he strives to give his audience a front-row seat to his adventures from around the world and around the block.

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