Tune-in as HSP's Lee Arnold explores the history of Thanksgiving

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Tune-in as HSP's Lee Arnold explores the history of Thanksgiving


Monday, November 21, 2016

In the run-up to this year's holiday season, Lee Arnold, HSP's Senior Director of the Library & Collections and Chief Operating Officer, spoke with Kids Corner's Kathy O'Connell about discussing family history around the Thanksgiving table, as well as with NewsWorks Tonight's Dave Heller about the history of the holiday and unique Philadelphia Turkey Day traditions. 


  • Lee's interview with Kids Corner will be broadcast on Wednesday, November 23, at 7:00 p.m. Stations by location are included below:
  • 88.5 FM Philadelphia, PA
  • 104.9 FM Lehigh Valley, PA
  • 90.5 FM Worton/Baltimore, MD
  • 88.7 FM Lancaster/York, PA
  • 99.7 FM Harrisburg, PA
  • 91.9 Hackettstown, NJ
  • Lee's interview with WHYY Newshour will be broadcast on Thanksgiving Day at 6:00 p.m. Stations by location are included below:


About Kids Corner

Kids Corner is America's longest-running daily call-in radio show for kids. Hosted by Kathy O'Connell and produced by Robert Drake, Kids Corner is celebrating its 28th anniversary of programming in 2016. Kids Corner is a production of WXPN-FM, member-supported radio from the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN is made possible thanks to the generous support of its members and business sponsors.


About Newshour Tonight

NewsWorks Tonight is a daily radio show that showcases the best reporting and storytelling from WHYY's talented staff of journalists. It also features WHYY projects StateImpact Pennsylvania, Keystone Crossroads and PlanPhilly, and NewsWorks partners such as NJ Spotlight, Technically Philly and Philadelphia Business Journal.


Happy Thanksgiving!

A c. 1760s engraving of a turkey pheasant from Gleanings of Natural History, published by George Edwards, who was a friend and correspondent of William Bartram. From the Bartram family papers [0036]