Dr. James Dobson Radio Broadcasts

Nov 24

The True Meaning of Thanksgiving

Guest: Congressman Todd Akin

Web Extras

  • Congressman Todd Akin Website
  • Dr. Dobson on Thanksgiving Website
  • Proclamation for Thanksgiving by Abraham Lincoln Website
  • A Good Reason for Thanks by Shirley Dobson Website

Is there really a deeper meaning to Thanksgiving than turkey, gravy, pilgrims, football, and stuffing? Break out of the food coma and join in on a holiday conversation with Congressman Todd Akin, who will discuss the true meaning of Thanksgiving.

W. Todd Akin represents Missouri’s Second District (January 3, 2001-present).

Personal: Born, July 5, 1947; Married to Lulli, Six children & four grandchildren.

Education: B.S., Worchester Polytechnic Institute, Worchester, Mass., 1971; M.Div., Covenant Seminary, St. Louis, Mo., 1984.

Professional Experience: United States Army, 1971-1977; Engineer, IBM, 1977-1981; Management, Laclede Steel, 1981-1984; member of the Missouri state house of representatives, 1988-2001; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to succeeding Congresses.