The First Thanksgiving

Lisa Whalen Supervisor The Colonial Interpretation Program at Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA Scott Atwood, Colonial Interpeter portraying Steven Hopkins at Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA Nancy Eldredge Manager of Education, The Wampanoag Indian Program, Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA Paulette Holbrook Colonial interpreter portraying Susanna Winslow at Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA What was the first Thanksgiving in 1621 really like? Did the Pilgrims really enjoy a bountiful repast to give thanks for surviving their bitter first winter in the "New World?" What was the relationship like between the colonists and the Native Americans? Ray Saurez and his guests separate the history from the romantic myth during a special Thanksgiving Day look at America's first "harvest celebration," on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.



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