Melanie Kirkpatrick, THANKSGIVING: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience

Zibby is joined by formerWall Street JournaleditorMelanie Kirkpatrick todiscuss her book,Thanksgiving. Melanie shares how herresearch forThanksgivingled to her most recent work of non-fiction,Lady Editor, about the often-overlooked life story of Sarah Josepha Hale, the woman who helped make Thanksgiving a national holiday.Melanie and Zibby also talk about some of Sarah’s efforts that are still relevant in our lives today, the surprising role religion played in the history of Thanksgiving, and why it is so important to learn the true history of this holiday. Have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!!!

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