In the Dark Streets Shineth: A 1941 Christmas Eve Story
In the Dark Streets Shineth A 1941 Christmas Eve Story Author:David McCullough Days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt met at the White House. It was Christmas Eve, 1941. As war raged throughout the world, the two leaders delivered a powerful message that still resonates today. Bestselling author and historian David McCullough relates... more » a compelling story about the spirit of Christmas and the power of light in difficult, dangerous times. Beautifully designed with historic photographs that transport readers to the early days of World War II Includes a DVD of David McCullough s presentation of this story at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir s 2009 Christmas concert, to be featured nationally on PBS« less
This deals with the beginnings of World War II, Christmas Dec 1941. Churchill was the secret guest of Franklin Roosevelt. They were planning for world War II. Churchill heard "O, Little Town of Bethlehem" for the first time and loved it. "I will be home for Christmas " was written and it gave the service-people hope that maybe I will not be home this year, but maybe next year. This is also a photo album of the 1941 visit of Churchill with Roosevelt and the whole large Roosevelt family. The enclosed DVD In the Dark Streets Shineth is narrated by David McCullough and sang by the world famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This is a great historical book and it is beautifully done.