In this piece from 1997, Tom Dunkel takes a look at the holidays through the eyes of Rita Warren, nativity scene creator extraordinaire and the center of several church-and-state controversies: 

It's Christmastime in Washington. Congress has adjourned, lunch reservations can easily be had even at the places Larry King frequents, the national Christmas tree glimmers across the street from the White House. And Rita Warren, the ever-affable cr