1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving
The co-authors talked about their children’s book, 1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving, published by National Geographic Society. They described the three-day feast shared by English colonists and Wampanoag people, the event that inspired what they call the “myth” of the first Thanksgiving. The authors and other panelists explained the historical context for Thanksgiving and tried to separate Thanksgiving fact from Thanksgiving fiction. They answered questions from members of the audience. close
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