What is the real meaning of Thanksgiving?

Thursday, 28 November 2013 | A Public Affair

What does Thanksgiving day mean to you? What is the “real” history of Thanksgiving? Find out today on this Thanksgiving edition of A Public Affair!

On Thursday November 28th, our host Allen Ruff talked with Will Williams, Vietnam veteran and activist for Veterans for Peace, about how Black Friday and commercialism have started to infringe on Thanksgiving.

Ruff and Williams discussed the origins of Thanksgiving and how the meaning of Thanksgiving has changed over the years.Ruff and Williams also shared what Thanksgiving means to them and how their meanings of Thanksgiving has changed as well.

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