Post-War Christmas Dec 22, 2017 Christmas in America after WWII reflected a period of peace, productivity, and prosperity. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window) You might also like these posts: 2 Comments Doug Fenton on December 22, 2017 at 10:53 am “Miracle on 34th St.” is still one of my favorites. Natalie Wood captured the childhood Christmas awe we all experienced. Unfortunately, there seems to be an increasing number of people who want to dismantle tradition, the latest is a book about Santa Clause’s black husband. Reply Douglas M Fenton on December 24, 2017 at 12:31 pm We hear a lot about “cultural appropriation” these days. I’m fine with black, Asian etc. wanting to “blend” their heritage/race into their Christmas/Santa experience if it makes it more rewarding, but turning him into a symbol of gay pride is more than a little over the top. Just because Santa Clause is a multi-billion dollar enterprise, we can’t forget that he is really just for young kids. I saw a photo of a house with a manger scene in the front yard with Jesus, Joseph and his husband. Cultures can not exist without respect for heritage. Reply Comments, contributions, corrections, and suggestions are always welcome: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.