History of Thanksgiving
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This clip discusses the history of Thanksgiving and acknowledges the different events and people that have influenced its modern day form. It mentions that the first Thanksgiving celebrated by the Pilgrims and Native Americans was a three-day festival and did not involve foods contemporarily associated with the holiday such as cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, potatoes, and turkey.


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