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Articles with keyword "Christmas"

Marley's ghost visits Scrooge.

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A Christmas Carol Was Not His Best Holiday Novel, Charles Dickens Thought

Charles Dickens wrote many popular holiday stories, but none with the staying power of A Christmas Carol.

Illustration by Beth Peck, cutting Chrysanthemums

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A Capote Holiday Story Reminds Us How a Moment Is Suddenly Here and Then Gone

Truman Capote lends his lavish style to childhood memories of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

A cartoon showing FDR, Churchill, and reindeer on the roof of the White House.

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Christmas at the White House with Winston Churchill

After Pearl Harbor, the British prime minister insisted on visiting President Roosevelt in Washington.

Washington Irving and a nineteenth-century Santa Claus

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How Washington Irving Shaped Christmas in America

On Washington Irving and the history of Santa Claus