Opening
1:40

Thank You

Without your support, we would not exist.

Response

That Which Unites Us

Thanksgiving remains one of our few unifying traditions.

Response

Before Lincoln: The Thanksgiving Wars (Peterson, Wolfe, and Rice)

Thanksgiving Wasn't Always a Source of National Unity.

Response

Lincoln’s Thanksgiving, And Ours

How Abraham Lincoln created Thanksgiving.

Response
4:32

Thanks, For What?

Lincoln believed us to be the "almost chosen people." We do well to give God thanks for His unique blessings upon us.

Response
3:39

I Think Therefore I Thank

We should be thankful for the sheer wonder of being.

Response

Lincoln’s Thanksgiving: Nature’s God (Guelzo, Brookhiser, Bottum, and Dyer)

Allen Guelzo, Richard Brookhiser, Joseph Bottum, and Justin Dyer on the thought and action of Lincoln's Thanksgiving and his wrestling with God.

Response
4:53

The Thanksgiving Wars

The Genuinely American Debate over Federalism and Thanksgiving.

Response

The Otherwise Minded

We are fortunate to live in a country where we enjoy the freedoms that many "otherwise minded" died elsewhere to achieve.

Response
2:47

Passionate Sympathies

Lincoln’s American heart wrestled with a trying season.

Feature

Opening

Thank You

Over 200 years ago, President George Washington proclaimed a national day of Thanksgiving, to be observed by “acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness.” Washington recognized the blessings that built this nation and…