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Did the Pilgrims Really Invent Thanksgiving?

This week, Americans celebrate one of the country's oldest and most cherished traditions – Thanksgiving.  VOA Senior Analyst Victor Morales examines the history of this quintessential American holiday and what it means in the 21st century. Four centuries ago, bands of dissenters set sail from England to the New World in search of religious freedom.  One group of Protestant worshipers arrived in what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts in late-1620.  They suffered great...

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