Creating Christmas

Christmas is a time for rituals steeped in old-world traditions like Santa Claus, carols, and brightly lit Christmas trees. Think again. Most of our time-honored Christmas tradition were actually invented just last century in America. Join Talk of the Nation for a look at how and why a holiday got made. Creating Christmas is next in Talk of the Nation from NPR News. Guests: Stephen Nissenbaum Author The Battle for Christmas (Knopf: 1996) Listeners call in



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