Happy Thanksgiving! I’m Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don’t want you to miss today.
Your Thanksgiving Food for Thought
In 1863, as the Civil War raged on, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed that the entire nation was to celebrate “a day of Thanksgiving and Praise” on a single date, rather than individual states observing it according to their wishes. The idea was one of reconciliation. As Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold writes, it is one that serves us well today: “