Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 758 , Segment 2
Episode: Pilgrim Liberty
- Nov 25, 2020 7:00 pm
- 20:20 mins
Guest: David J. Silverman, Professor of History at George Washington University, and the author of "This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving" The Wampanoag tribe had a long history of dealing with Europeans before the Pilgrims, and the feast of Thanksgiving, we've come to know, is largely a myth. Making repairs to our misunderstandings of history can strengthen our collective American house.