Charlie Rose Reads Twas the Night Before Christmas

Posted on December 23, 2016

Charlie Rose read the classic Christmas poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas" for CBS This Morning. The poem was published anonymously in 1823. It is attributed to Clement Clarke Moore. It has also been attributed to Henry Livingston, Jr. The story has become a Christmas classic.

Rose reads in front of a burning fireplace. The video shows images from the story, including some animated drawings. Take a look:

The version of the Christmas classic from Clement Clark Moore that Rose is reading was published by Grafton And Scratch Publishers. It is available on It features illustrations by Elena Almazova and Vitaly Shvarov. Santa Claus himself is listed as the editor of the book.

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