Wednesday Nov 27
We gather together this Thanksgiving to eat and give thanks
As a young child in the 1960s, Thanksgiving morning meant watching Captain Kangaroo's Thanksgiving episode.
Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. They include Cherokee Chief John Ross , who led opposition to the forced move of his people to what is now Oklahoma, in 1790; historian George Bancroft in 1800; actor Warner Oland in 1879; German pacifist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Cal von Ossietzky in 1889; writers Thomas Wolfe in 1900, ... (more)
Captain Kangaroo's Bunny Rabbit & Mr. Moose up for auction
Captain Kangaroo's Bunny Rabbit and Mr. Moose puppets, the only other pair outside the Smithsonian, obtained directly from Bob Keeshan in the 1990's, will be auctioned September 26th, at the same auction house where Captain Kangaroo's "Dancing Bear" costume sold for $207,019 in May. The Nate D. Sanders Auction House expects these puppets to sell ... (more)