Christmas 1945. It was the greatest celebration in American history coming after 4 wartime holiday seasons. President Truman even declared it a 4 day Christmas weekend for all federal employees.

There are many stories from that exciting time, and author Matthew Litt will be in Utica this week to tell us more about them.

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Litt's book "Christmas 1945 - The Greatest Celebration in American History" will be the subject of a lecture this Thursday night at Hotel Utica. Tickets will not be available at the door for this event, so reserve your seats now. The event includes dinner, and the author will be telling stories from the book. Whether you're a veteran or a history buff, or just want to feel good about the holidays, this is a night you don't want to miss. These are heart-warming stories that will make everyone feel good about being an American.

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