Participants dressed in traditional Pilgrim dress lead the Mayflower float during the Thanksgiving Parade in Plymouth, Mass., Nov. 17, 2012. Blame textbooks, children’s stories or animated specials, but the Thanksgiving story is more complex than most Americans are taught. CHARLIE MAHONEY NYT
Participants dressed in traditional Pilgrim dress lead the Mayflower float during the Thanksgiving Parade in Plymouth, Mass., Nov. 17, 2012. Blame textbooks, children’s stories or animated specials, but the Thanksgiving story is more complex than most Americans are taught. CHARLIE MAHONEY NYT

Most everything we’ve been taught about Thanksgiving is wrong

November 21, 2017 05:00 PM