On this episode of Our American Stories, Robert Tracy McKenzie tells the story of the history of thanksgiving and what led to us celebrating it today.
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EP176: The Curious Origins of Everyday Sayings, The Museum Dedicated to Bad Art, Why Money Isn't Enough to Be a Success and It's Never Too Late to Learn to Ride a Horse
EP175: "PEZ: From Austrian Invention To American Icon" and Rattlesnakes and Vinegar: A Journey to the General Store
EP174: Crocodiles and Cannibals, The Religious Magna Carta of the New World and The Man Who Played with Trains
EP173: Ships of WWII: The USS Utah and USS Oklahoma, Wandering Worker: The American Hobo and When 3 Months of Retirement is Enough
EP172: Zero Victim Black Americans: MLK & Booker T. Washington, The History of the "Wrecker" Tow Truck and Whiskey Distillery Goes from Serving Drinks to Serving Community
EP171: How To Properly Brag About the World's Fastest Plane and Losing My Mentor, Finding Peace
EP170: Taking The Time To Talk To Strangers, Snowflake Bentley, First Photograph of a Snowflake and The Government Wouldn't Let Paula Smith Sell Her House For Over A Decade
EP169: Triumph and Disaster: The Life of Rudyard Kipling, and Enhancing Lives, One Guide Dog at a Time
EP168: From Bagatelle to Video Games: The History of Pinball, These Guys Use Dungeons and Dragons as a Therapy Tool and Ethics: Bill Daniels and the Utah Stars
EP167: How Faith, Infidelity, and Forgiveness Grew a Family Not Once, but Twice and Remote Alaskan Town's One Connection To The World
EP166: MIT's Basketball Coach: "Those Nerds Can Only Handle One Play" and The Man Who Wrote 'I'll Fly Away'
EP165: He Ran 50 Marathons... In 50 States... In 50 Consecutive Days and 7-Eleven and the American Dream
EP164: The Manhattan Project: The Story of a Place, a Photographer, and a Moment
EP163: Finding My Father: Blair Linne's Story and Ulysses S. Grant's Great Battle
EP162: My Life After Firefighting, Aron Marquez on Leadership and 99 Reasons Why A Typewriter Is Better Than A Computer!!
EP161: The Only Woman to be Awarded the Medal of Honor, Midnight at the Live Fire Exercise and From Tech-Startup to Making a Wooden Pen with His Dad: The Story of Allegory
EP160: Offering To Resign Because You’re Accountable For A Failure and Ford v. Ferrari II
EP159: Our Home Became Tidier After Having Four Sons, The "Slap Shot" Story with Dave Hanson and Graphic Design Professor Knits While Running Marathons
EP158: The Meaning of Balance and Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
EP157: The Man Who Spent $35MM Fighting A $400k Fake Wine Fraud, Tempest Tours: A Stormy, Sightseeing Vacation, How Smallpox Created Canada by Destroying Washington’s Army and Marketing Has A Marketing Problem... Too Many Narcissists Manipulating People
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