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Articles with keyword "Christmas"

Marley's ghost visits Scrooge.


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


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.


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


How Washington Irving Shaped Christmas in America

On Washington Irving and the history of Santa Claus