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An exploration of 13 major American holidays and gatherings-and the history, folklore, and rituals that have become central to those occasions. The series pays special attention to different ethnic groups and how they have brought their own traditions to the events. Taped on-location throughout the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Asia.

TV Schedule

Closed Captioned Thanksgiving #101 [TV-G]
Why Thanksgiving, which originated in Colonial days, didn't become a federal holiday until 1941; how the bald eagle won out over the turkey as our national bird; and what stuffing our founding fathers preferred.

  • KET2 Sunday, November 23 at 12:30 pm EST
  • KET Wednesday, November 26 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, November 27 at 6:00 pm EST
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   Burt Wolf
   P.O. Box 3111
   Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

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