¶ "To the American People:
"Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. If we think on these things, there will be born in us a Savior and over us will shine a star sending its gleam of hope to the world.
The above message, handwritten on White House notepaper and dated Dec. 25, was issued far enough in advance to let all enterprising U....