Something You Should Know about Thanksgiving
November 24, 2011
Interview with Josh Clark from www.howstuffworks.com
At the first Thanksgiving was turkey on the menu?
We're not entirely certain whether there was a wild turkey on the menu because turkey was actually a catchall term for any kind of foul. So even if they were eating turkey it doesn't necessarily mean it's what we recognize as turkey - and likely they weren't.
November 25, 2010
Interview with Lee Hendler, Founder of Freedom’s Feast
You think you know the story of Thanksgiving but some facts you may have missed.
The first Thanksgiving feast, as it were, was, we think a harvest meal shared by the Plymouth pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indian tribe in 1621.
November 26, 2009
Interview with Herbert Rappaport PhD, author of the book The Family Gathering Survival Plan
Going home for the holidays… as great as it sounds, holiday celebrations with family can be trouble.
Herbert Rappaport, PhD:
There's a sibling that makes a comment, there's an uncle who's going to be critical at the way somebody from the next generation is doing their Thanksgiving dinner, there's somebody who maybe drinks too much.