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Today's Takeaways: Stories From Our Listeners

Friday, November 28, 2014

This episode of The Takeaway podcast is a special day-after-Thanksgiving show that features true listener stories.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Thanksgiving Day Special

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving from The Takeaway! This episode are just a few of our staff favorites from the past year.

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The Takeaway

The Politics Behind Your Thanksgiving Meal

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich tells us how the corporations that bring you Thanksgiving dinner are going nuts with the political action committees again this year.

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The Takeaway

School Lunch in Oregon Depends a Lot on Where You Live

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

With Thanksgiving vacation, many students look forward to a break from school lunch. And in Oregon, what kids get differs a lot between urban and rural schools. 

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The Takeaway

How to Build Trust in the Justice System

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thousands around the nation took to the streets to demand justice. What about our system needs to fundamentally change?

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The Takeaway

Thanksgiving Movie Trivia Quiz

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

This week, communities across the country will celebrate Thanksgiving. If you need to pass the time in between family photos and the big meal, take our Thanksgiving movie trivia quiz.
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Justice After Ferguson, WWII Hero Alan Turing and Eating Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Takeaway explores how to build trust in the justice system, why famed code-breaker Alan Turing was punished for being gay and how to get the most from every Thanksgiving bite. 

WNYC News

Listen: Times Square Protesters

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Chanting "Hands up, don't shoot," protesters expressed anger over Monday's decision not to indict a police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo.

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WNYC News

A 'White Thanksgiving' Brings Travel Headaches

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The approaching storm could dump as much as seven inches of snow in some parts of the city.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients on the Lopate Show

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hear interviews with four of the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients.   
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The Takeaway

Rebuilding Community Trust in Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A city reeling from pain is forced to look forward. But how do you build a bridge between officials and a community that is so angry and so disenchanted with their leadership? 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Why The Ferguson Grand Jury Didn't Indict

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Grand juries usually get just a sliver of the evidence in a case, but this one heard conflicting testimonies from so many witnesses that an indictment seemed increasingly out of reach. 

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The Takeaway

A New Secretary of Defense, a New Military Strategy?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel comes as America's war strategy in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan is in the midst of total upheaval.

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The Takeaway

Democracy on Fire in Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A grand jury that was deliberating the fate of Ferguson officer Darren Wilson decided not to indict him for 18-year-old Michael Brown's shooting death.

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WNYC News

Brooklyn Borough President Responds to Ferguson Decision

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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As the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, continues to reverberate across the country, Eric Adams says New York City has to move toward real police reform.

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The Takeaway

Why is it So Hard to Indict a Police Officer?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

When it comes to police shootings, few officers are ever indicted, much less convicted. Is it time to change the law? 

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Democracy on Fire in Ferguson

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Takeaway explores the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, and we also examine the implications of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's departure.

WNYC News

Tweeting NYC's Ferguson Protests

Monday, November 24, 2014

WNYC reporter Fred Mogul — and fellow New Yorkers — tweeted what was happening as a gathering in anticipation of the Ferguson grand jury decision turned into a march.

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WNYC News

Ferguson Decision: No Indictment

Monday, November 24, 2014

A grand jury has decided not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old.

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The Takeaway

Uncertainty Swirls in Ferguson

Monday, November 24, 2014

In Ferguson, Missouri, the mood is tense ahead of a grand jury decision on whether officer Darren Wilson will be indicted for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. 

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