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Constitution Hall Pass: The History of Thanksgiving

19 minutes 11 seconds

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Learn the real story of the first Thanksgiving and find out more about the Native Americans who lived in what is now New England. This episode discusses the foods of the early Thanksgiving dinners and how the day was made a national holiday during the Civil War. Part of the "Constitution Hall Pass" series.

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Runtime: 19 minutes 11 seconds

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