• November 28, 2013   BY  

    Lewis Hyde, author of “The Gift,” explores the practice of gift-giving at the first Thanksgiving. Above, a depiction of early settlers of the Plymouth Colony sharing a harvest Thanksgiving meal with members of the local Wampanoag tribe at the Plimoth … Continue reading

  • November 24, 2011  

    Friday is the traditional kickoff of the holiday retail season, but some stores are opening a day early. Correspondent Tom Bearden looks at how that’s playing out in Denver, Colo., where some say the rush to start shopping is infringing on the Thanksgiving holiday. Continue reading

  • January 5, 2007  

    The House on its first day of the new session passed changes to ethics guidelines, including banning gifts and meals paid for by lobbyists and limiting travel paid for by outside groups. Guests discuss the legislation’s chances of success. Continue reading