How Abraham Lincoln created Thanksgiving.
Before Lincoln: The Thanksgiving Wars (Peterson, Wolfe, and Rice)
Thanksgiving Wasn't Always a Source of National Unity.
Pete Peterson on the history of Thanksgiving from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln.
Tim Rice on the Anti-Federalists and Federalists battle in the First Congress over the creation of Thanksgiving.
Chris Wolfe on how Daniel Webster’s praise of the Pilgrims helped keep Thanksgiving alive.
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Allen Guelzo, Richard Brookhiser, Joseph Bottum, and Justin Dyer on the thought and action of Lincoln's Thanksgiving and his wrestling with God.