As in 2019, Thanksgiving fell late in 1939, and FDR worried that a short holiday shopping season would sap the still-struggling economy. His solution? Move up Thanksgiving, a decision that sparked remarkable holiday disunity.
The man most closely associated with the sport of snowboarding passed away on November 20. Forbes spoke to him in October, for what turned out to his final interview with a U.S. publication, to discuss the company he and his wife Donna built from a half pipe dream.
When Frederick Goff founded Jobcase, he set out to do what LinkedIn hasn’t been able to accomplish—create a site where the 80% of working-age Americans without a four-year college degree can network, find jobs and manage their careers.