Melanie Kirkpatrick, author of “Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience” joined Dave Rubin on “The Rubin Report” to talk about the truth about Thanksgiving and what the first Thanksgiving was actually like. Melanie explained why Abraham Lincoln and Sarah Josepha Hale should receive the majority of the credit for creating the Thanksgiving holiday as we know it, and how the real Thanksgiving story is much different than the modern version influenced by progressive politics. She also shared a variety of lesser known historical facts, like the time Franklin Delano Roosevelt made a decision that resulted in Democrats and Republicans holding two separate Thanksgivings.

Watch the video clip below or find more episodes of “The Rubin Report” here:

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