It's another somber Christmas in Bethlehem, where a continuing Israeli military presence has left Palestinians frustrated. And regional violence discourages all but a few visitors to a town where tourists drive the economy. Hear from NPR's Linda Gradstein and NPR's Bob Edwards.
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