The Improbable life of Irving Berlin

Greg Hengler
Posted: May 08, 2013 6:39 PM

The man who gave us “God Bless America” was not born in America; he was born in Russia. The man who gave us “White Christmas” was not a Christian; he was Jewish. If you made his life story into a movie, critics would say it was too improbable. It is that American.

Read the rest of Lee Habeeb's great piece at NRO.