Lincoln and Thanksgiving

Susan Haake, curator at Abraham Lincoln’s Home in Springfield, Illinois, talked about the history of the Thanksgiving holiday and the 16th… read more

Susan Haake, curator at Abraham Lincoln’s Home in Springfield, Illinois, talked about the history of the Thanksgiving holiday and the 16th president’s connection to Thanksgiving. After the Union victory at Gettysburg in 1863, President Lincoln was the first to declare the last Thursday in November as a day of thanksgiving. close

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Lincoln and Thanksgiving

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Program ID:
296739-1
Category:
Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Springfield, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Nov 27, 2010 | 7:13pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 29, 2010 | 12:54am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Nov 27, 2010 | 7:13pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2010 | 7:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2010 | 11:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 27, 2010 | 11:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2010 | 9:14am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2010 | 12:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2010 | 12:51pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2010 | 5:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 28, 2010 | 9:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 29, 2010 | 12:54am EST | C-SPAN 3
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