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Review: In The Pilgrims, Ric Burns Looks at Mythmaking

Mixing dramatizations and interviews, Mr. Burns examines whats been lost in the Thanksgiving story in this episode of American Experience on PBS.   Read More... //rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640388/s/4bbbffe4/sc/38/l/0L0Snytimes0N0C20A150C110C240Carts0Ctelevision0Creview0Ein0Ethe0Epilgrims0Eric0Eburns0Elooks0Eat0Emythmaking0Bhtml0Dpartner0Frss0Gemc0Frss/story01.htm

Saints & Strangers Review: NatGeo Pilgrim Miniseries Makes Thanksgiving Boring

Worthy themes and a thoughtful tone only go so far in Saints & Strangers, a sobersided miniseries that seeks an honest recounting of the first Thanksgiving between the Pilgrims and Native Americans. This two-night National Geographic Channel event cant be faulted for its earnest, intelligent examination of how different cultures unavoidably come into conflict. But rather than giving the eventual clash a despairing inevitability, the storytelling is merely perfunctory, failing to pull many insights out of an all-too-familiar societal truth.   Read More... //www.thewrap.com/saints-strangers-review-natgeo-pilgrim-miniseries-makes-thanksgiving-boring/

National Geographic's Two-Night Event, 'Saints & Strangers,' Explores The Untold Story Behind Thanksgiving

"Saints & Strangers" premieres Sunday night on National Geographic Channel. Starring Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men), Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Ron Livingston (Band of Brothers), Barry Sloane (...   Read More... //www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2015/11/21/national-geographics-twonight-event-sa?ref_src=news_rss

Review: Saints & Strangers, a Thanksgiving Story Told in a Native Tongue

National Geographics two-part film has its cast members playing American Indians speak their lines in a language called Western Abenaki.   Read More... //rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640388/s/4baca05b/sc/7/l/0L0Snytimes0N0C20A150C110C210Carts0Ctelevision0Creview0Esaints0Estrangers0Ea0Ethanksgiving0Estory0Etold0Ein0Ea0Enative0Etongue0Bhtml0Dpartner0Frss0Gemc0Frss/story01.htm

'Saints & Strangers': TV Review

Nat Geo's two-night miniseries about the first Thanksgiving is admirable in parts, though bland overall.   Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/XdtSsyBA6HI/story01.htm