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Melania Trump Brings Back Christmas To The White House

Revealing the presidential mansion’s holiday furnishings on Nov. 27, the First Lady decked out the White House in a classic yuletide theme dubbed “Time-Honored Traditions,” which included a bevy of twinkling Christmas trees, a live ballet performance from “The Nutcracker” and a 300-pound gingerbread replica of the White House. To unveil the White House Christmas … Continue reading

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On the Smithsonian Channel tonight: Alan Lomax’s man-on-the-street interviews the day after Pearl Harbor

The phrase originally was to be “a date which will live in world history.” Not the same, is it? The original wording doesn’t quite capture the shock, anger and outrage this nation felt after Imperial Japan launched a Sunday surprise air strike against the U.S. Naval Base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, killing more than 2,400 … Continue reading