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How two former translators for US troops in Afghanistan ended up celebrating Thanksgiving together in Virginia. Also, historian Peter Firstbrook tells us the full story of Captain John Smith, of Pocahontas fame. Plus, celebrating Thanksgiving with fresh, homemade tamales.
On this Thanksgiving eve, we want to know where food comes from. Not the stuff we literally put in our mouths — but the origins of the names of that food. Meanwhile, does the thought of flying give you the jitters? Composer Michael Hearst tries to calm those travel nerves with his new CD, "Songs for Fearful Flyers." And, we tell you a tale about the weird and wonderful Belgian sport of featherbowling — as still played in Detroit.
A global perspective on the events unfolding in Ferguson with insight from a reporter in Jerusalem and an Egyptian protester during the Arab Spring. Plus, how the London police addressed racism after race riots there in the early 1980s. And, a Cambodian refugee who moved to America and found hiking the New England mountains the perfect therapy.
No nuclear deal with Iran, and now the deadline for an agreement has been pushed back to March. Also, the story behind the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Plus, we dig into the life of musician Gil Scott-Heron, who coined the term "the revolution will not be televised" some 40 years ago.
A day after the President announces his way forward on immigration, a lot of folks are asking, "OK, what next?" Plus, capturing the vibe at last night's Latin Grammy Awards. And, we check in with The World's Jeb Sharp has spent the last week and a half in South Africa reporting on women's issues for our new, year-long project called Across Women's Lives.
President Obama announces how he plans to sidestep Congress by ordering federal action on immigration. Plus, with more snow expected in Buffalo, New York one group in the New Hampshire helps immigrants from warmer climes deal with winter weather. And, mondegreens. That's the word for mis-heard, mis-understood song lyrics.