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The Hidden History of Thanksgiving


What are the real origins of Thanksgiving - from the Pilgrims to the food they ate?  Ken Davis, the author of the bestselling Don't Know Much About History series of books, returns to answer questions.

Guest: Ken Davis, author of the bestselling Don't Know Much About series. Davis appears frequently in the media, has written for the New York Times and Newsday, among other publications and has contributed to NPR's All Things Considered.

Keith grew up in Thomaston, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1982, majoring in philosophy. He began his career in commercial broadcasting in Portland, before moving to Maine Public in 1989. Keith has taken on a number of roles at Maine Public and is the primary editor of Maine news and feature stories aired on Maine Public Radio, and TV news specials including election debates and the annual live State of the State address. Keith is the host and producer of the weekly political roundtable Across the Aisle and on occasion takes the host chair for the daily call-in news program Maine Calling.