Nov 18 • 20M

Professor David J. Silverman on the Thanksgiving Myth

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Ben Tumin
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Ahead of turkey season, I spoke to Professor David J. Silverman about the marketing campaign that created Thanksgiving—and the white supremacist motivations that popularized the holiday. Professor Silverman is a historian of Native, colonial, and American racial history at George Washington University. He’s the author of This Land is Their Land: The Wam…

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