American Experience

The True Story of the First Thanksgiving

Clip: Season 27 Episode 10 | 2m 58s

The first Thanksgiving wasn't the same holiday we celebrate today -- in fact, the Pilgrims didn't even call it "thanksgiving." "The Pilgrims" premieres Tuesday, November 24 at 8/7c on PBS American Experience.

Aired: 11/24/15

Rating: NR

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