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Strong Women

Nov 22, 2022

Melanie Kirkpatrick returns to the Strong Women podcast to share the history of Thanksgiving. Themes of thankfulness, generosity, and prayer shine through as Sarah, Erin, and Melanie discuss America’s longest standing tradition. 


The Hudson Institute 

The Strong Women Podcast 81. The Woman Who Influenced a Nation with Melanie Kirkpatrick 

Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience by Melanie Kirkpatrick 

Escape from North Korea by Melanie Kirkpatrick

Lady Editor by Melanie Kirkpatrick 

Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford 

The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth, 1914 a painting by Jennie Augusta Brownscombe   

The Strong Women Podcast 20. The Pilgrims' Resolve with Glenn Sunshine 

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