Every year around this time, you’ll hear a chorus of conservatives lament the secularization of Christmas and lash out at efforts to make the holiday season multicultural. In their minds, the war on Christmas has been waged for years in the United States.
Slate V wondered what would happen if Ken Burns was asked to create a documentary series about this tectonic culture clash.
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