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Thanksgiving … 1950

Hard, hard it is, this anxious autumn, To lift the heavy mind from its dark forebodings; To sit at the bright feast, and with ruddy cheer Give thanks for the harvest of a troubled year. The clouds move and shift, withdraw to new positions on the hills; The sky above us is a thinning haze—a […]  More

Talking Turkey

Dubbed one of the world’s healthiest “super foods,” lean protein-rich turkey is the undisputed star of Thanksgiving.  More

More Than a Flag

It was proclaimed by President Wilson in 1916. It became official with an Act of Congress in 1949. It is “observed” today at all federal facilities. But Flag Day is not a federal holiday.  More

Easter Madness

In the April, 9 1955, issue of The Saturday Evening Post, writer Rufus Jarman explores the parade’s fanciful behavior in “Manhattan’s Easter Madness.”  More
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