The Woman Behind Thanksgiving with Melanie Kirkpatrick
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In this episode of the Trust Your Voice podcast, host Sylvie Légère sat down with Melanie Kirkpatrick, writer-journalist, author of three books: Lady Editor: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Making of the Modern American Woman; Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience (2016) and Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia’s Underground Railroad (2012), and a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, to enlighten you about women and the history of Thanksgiving.
In this conversation, Sylvie and Melanie discuss:
- Story of Sarah Hales and her influence
- The history of Thanksgiving
- Condition of Women in the 1800s
- How Sarah advocated for Thanksgiving
Get to know Melanie more on her website http://www.MelanieKirkpatrick.com.
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