CBS clocked Franklin’s rendition of the national anthem at four minutes and 35 seconds.
By Joshua Barajas
Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go…and then to the mall? I have never really understood the concept of Black Friday, and I can’t really think of anything that goes more against the grain of…
By Richard Coolidge
This year, the NewsHour reached out to a handful of scientists to find out what they're thankful for -- and here's what they said.
By Leigh Anne Tiffany, Julia Griffin and Kristin Hugo
The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects a shocking 35 percent of turkey meat does not get eaten during Thanksgiving. Where does it go? Into trash cans.
By Vikram Mansharamani
By PBS NewsHour
Since George Washington proclaimed the first public day of Thanksgiving, 44 presidents have eaten their way through the holiday. In our NewsHour shares of the day, a look at some especially memorable menus and incidents.
By PBS NewsHour
Four hundred years ago, a group of pilgrims founded a colony in Plymouth. But what did they hope to accomplish there, how did they live? Economics correspondent Paul Solman jumps back in time to interview some of these early settlers…
By Associated Press
A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.
When I tell people that our family tradition is to get takeout on the single greatest American holiday dedicated to home-cooking, they don’t know how to react.
By Ruth A. McIntyre
About 70 investors, known as merchant “adventurers,” pooled together capital and funded the pilgrims' passage. They expected, of course, a return on their investment.
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