It would later be re-run each year, around Thanksgiving. I would discover it for the first time, 35 years later, when I was living and working in France, when it appeared in the International Herald Tribune.
It is full of mangled English-to-French translations, for example, Miles Standish becomes Kilometres Deboutish, but it's hard to deny one of his conclusions about this American holiday:
And so, on the fourth Thursday in November, American families sit down at a large table brimming with tasty dishes and, for the only time during the year, eat better than the French do.
You can read the entire column on the Washington Post website, here: Le Grande Thanksgiving.
Bon appétit and Happy Thanksgiving!