November 23, 2020
Episode 86

We Gather Together With Denise Kiernan

It’s Thanksgiving week, and we have an episode for you that will change the way you see the holiday. Our guest today is Denise Kiernan. Denise is an author, journalist and producer. Her books, The Last Castle, and The Girls of Atomic City were national bestsellers. She joins us to discuss her new book We Gather Together: A Nation Divided, A President in Turmoil, and a Historic Campaign to Embrace Gratitude and Grace.

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Sources for audio clips

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT: THANKSGIVING ADDRESS 1938 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QO5nBRP5DI
Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJXAI9dLUDY
Who to Thank for Thanksgiving - Boom! Some Knowledge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpifRvxrDKI
WEEKLY ADDRESS: Coming Together On Thanksgiving https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2016/11/24/weekly-address-coming-together-thanksgiving
WEEKLY ADDRESS: Coming Together On Thanksgiving https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2016/11/24/weekly-address-coming-together-thanksgiving
Lincoln on Thanksgiving
WEEKLY ADDRESS: Coming Together On Thanksgiving https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2016/11/24/weekly-address-coming-together-thanksgiving
Outro
A Thanksgiving message from Teddy Roosevelt — and Post Opinions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sgAvkfos7I

Show Credits

Host: Alyssa Milano
Executive Producer: Alyssa Milano
Associate Producer: Ben Jackson
Editing and Sound Production: Natasha Jacobs
Music by: Josh Cooke & Eleisha Eagle