Thanksgiving's Civil War Origin
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 430 , Segment 2
Episode: Tribal Resilience, Thanksgiving Tips, NYT Food's Sam Sifton
- Nov 23, 2016 10:00 pm
- 12:35 mins
Guest: Paul Quigley, PhD, Associate Professor of Civil War Studies, Director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, Virginia Tech Turning now to the true origin of our Thanksgiving holiday: we are joined by a professor of Civil War history. Now you’re probably thinking – what good is a Civil War expert when we’re looking at a holiday that originated hundreds of years earlier when the Puritans landed at Plymouth Rock?