• This image released by National Geographic shows a scene from "Saints & Strangers," premiering Nov. 22-23 at 9 p.m. ET. The four-hour movie tells the story of  religious pilgrims and thrill-seeking opportunists thrown together on the Mayflower, and their efforts to build a settlement peacefully among the Native Americans they encounter. ??(David Bloomer/National Geographic Channels via AP)

    Nat Geo movie tells gritty Pilgrims’ tale

    NEW YORK (AP) — With its political infighting, tip-of-the-arrow diplomacy and climactic decapitation scene, the National Geographic Channel’s film “Saints & Strangers” is the “Game of Thrones” version of the first Thanksgiving.