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Thanksgiving and long weekends

Last week, Monica Hesse, a reporter for “The Washington Post,” interviewed me about the origins of Thanksgiving, in particular–why Thursday.  She was great fun to talk with and her article, “Thanksgiving and the history of America’s long weekend”  is a lively and interesting read.  Here’s the link:–for-long-weekends/2011/11/21/gIQAm9rhmN_print.html

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