"How teachers are debunking some of the myths of Thanksgiving" PBS NewsHour 11/20/2018
SUMMARY: School children in the U.S. often celebrate Thanksgiving by dressing up as pilgrims and “Indians.” But these traditions tend to perpetuate myths that are offensive to Native American communities. Education correspondent Kavitha Cardoza takes a look at a new movement aiming to reinvent the way schools teach Thanksgiving.
"The surprising history behind the Thanksgiving turkey pardon" PBS NewsHour 11/20/2018
SUMMARY: The tradition of the U.S. President’s pardoning a turkey at Thanksgiving was repeated once again at the White House, as President Trump performed the ritual before heading to Mar-a-Lago. But what started this peculiar custom? Yamiche Alcindor reports on the surprising history behind the holiday practice.