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Thanksgiving: Turkey, Parades & Stress

[Photo Source] Satya Murthy, Flickr


Sometimes it can be hard to be thankful when the stress of creating the perfect holiday gets in the way.  This week Fordham Conversations is about Thanksgiving stress, from making sure the turkey is perfect to learning how one of the holiday's biggest traditions runs so smoothly.

Mary Clingman from the Butterball Hotline shares her experience as a turkey expert and some of the stories she's heard from stressed out callers as they prepare Thanksgiving dinner. Then, Fordham University history professor

Dr. Steven Stoll talks about the first Thanksgiving and why people had reason to be stressed.

Finally, Bill Schermerhorn (creative director of the Macy's Parade) explains how to pull off a parade that gets bigger and bigger each year. Listen here.