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(Updated on 25/10/2016)

 




 

 

 

 

  • How to eat Thanksgiving meal in space - VIDEO - 23 November 2016
    "Nasa astronaut Shane Kimbrough has been showing off the specialties he'll be preparing for the crew's Thanksgiving meal aboard the ISS this year."

    (BBC)

  • What Americans Get Wrong About Thanksgiving
    "Do you know the facts about the first meal between the pilgrims and Native Americans? Find out what we often get wrong about Thanksgiving."

    (YouTube)

     

 

 

  • Many are planning to spend Thanksgiving in Standing Rock | GOOD
    "Organizers have called for "all living beings—human and animal species’ alike—to actively and peacefully come together over the course of the American Thanksgiving Holiday to stand in continued defense of human rights, indigenous sovereignty, the environment and every living being’s right to clean water."

    (YouTube)

     

     

 

 

 

  • Five strange Thanksgiving traditions - VIDEO
    (telegraph.co.uk)

  • Five strange Thanksgiving traditions - VIDEO - 26 November 2015
    (telegraph.co.uk)

  • Obama pardons pair of turkeys named 'Honest' and 'Abe' - VIDEO - 25 November 2015 
    "President Barack Obama has pardoned turkeys for the seventh year in a row, this time a pair named "Honest" and "Abe".
    The two turkeys will be spared from someone's Thanksgiving dinner and will instead go to a Virginia farm.
    Mr Obama's daughters Sashia and Malia stood by his side as he delivered remarks before the pardoning and he thanked them for being there.
    "Time flies, even if turkeys don't," Mr Obama joked."

    (BBC)

  • How US Gives Thanks: Food, Football, Parades - Text + Audio + Video - 25 November 2015
    "Americans celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday. Most will eat large meals, usually featuring turkey. Some will pray and give thanks.
    Some will volunteer. Many will relax with family members and friends. And many will watch football games and big parades."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Thanksgiving: Myth vs. Fact - Anglophenia Ep 43
    "Thanksgiving is a beloved holiday for Americans, but how much do you really know about its origins?
    Anglophenia's Kate Arnell separates fact from fiction on the Pilgrims and more."

    (YouTube)

 

  • Why Americans give thanks over a shared meal [video] + Article - 20 November 2015
    (share.america.gov)

  • History of Thanksgiving Day: by Studies Weekly
    "The History of Thanksgiving Day is a short educational video that covers how Thanksgiving became a national holiday.
    This video is a great Teacher Supplement and addition to any lesson involving Thanksgiving Day, the Mayflower, the Pilgrims, Squanto, Sarah Josepha Hale, as well as many other topics. Ideal for classroom use."

    (YouTube)

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • The Story of...Thanksgiving (as told by kids) - (YouTube)
    "Ask young children about Thanksgiving, and they will tell you what they know -which isn't much. And what they know can be hilariously fused with non-Thanksgiving stuff. It's just not a traditional Thanksgiving without pickles and salami!"
    (Neatorama)

 

 

  • Thanksgiving in Space: Astronauts Share Their Cosmic Menu | Video
    "On the ISS, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins send down their best wishes for a happy Thanksgiving and their crewmates show off the station's galley where they will be preparing and enjoying a Thanksgiving meal."

    (YouTube)



     

  • Thanksgiving Dinner on the Space Station
    "Expedition 34 Thanksgiving Message -- Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford shares a Thanksgiving message from the International Space Station.
    Ford demonstrates how the crew will spend the holiday on orbit and describes the menu he and his two crewmates will share on Thursday.
    Flight Engineers Oleg Novitskiy and Evgeny Tarelkin joined Ford to send their best wishes in Russian. NASA Video."

    (YouTube)

 

 

  • Barack Obama pardons Cobbler the turkey for Thanksgiving - 22 November 2012
    "US President Barack Obama, accompanied by his daughters Sasha and Malia, releases two turkeys for Thanksgiving after a tradition started by President John F Kennedy in 1963."
    ARTICLE + VIDEO

    (telegraph.co.uk)

  • Thanksgiving - Dexter - "In this scene from Dexter, Dexter loses his cool during Thanksgiving Dinner with Trinity."
    (YouTube)
    This video contains images which some people may find unsettling.

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • How the Turkey Gets Its Pardon - 11/23/2010
    "The turkey is the centerpiece of many a Thanksgiving feast.
    But at least two are spared the chopping block each year in a tradition that goes back to President Truman.
    WSJ's Stokely Baksh reports on how the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its alternate are selected and where they will go after their pardon."

    (online.wsj.com)

 

 

  • Marine Thanksgiving
    "ABC's Miguel Marquez is with a Marine battalion in Afghanistan for Thanksgiving."

    (abcnews.go.com)

 

  • Thanksgiving in Iraq
    "Soldiers at Camp Liberty in Baghdad celebrate Thanksgiving away from home."

    (abcnews.go.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Jerky Turkey - a Tex Avery cartoon - a cartoon from 1945, complete with a Thanksgiving theme...
    (tesla.liketelevision.com)




    Jerky Turkey by Tex Avery