Melanie Kirkpatrick: Thanksgiving at the Heart of the American Experience

What does the Thanksgiving holiday say about the American character? As Christianity retreats in the public square, are we in danger of losing an authentic sense of gratitude? And can Thanksgiving become a holiday that once again unites Americans in this divided political age? Author Melanie Kirkpatrick joins John Stonestreet to discuss her outstanding book, “Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience.”

Resources

The Godmother of Thanksgiving: the story of Sarah Josepha Hale
  • Peggy M. Baker
  • Pilgrim Hall and Pilgrim Society Muesum
Melanie Kirkpatrick: Thanksgiving is the Ultimate American Holiday
  • Lindsay Lloyd
  • George W. Bush Presidential Center
  • November 22, 2016

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