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WNYC News

Stories from the Storm

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

It's been almost a month since Sandy, a storm for the record books. WNYC checks in with some of the many people we met while reporting on the aftermath.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: How WNYC Celebrates Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

WNYC host Brian Lehrer, WQXR host Terrance McKnight, and On the Media co-host Brooke Gladstone talk about how they celebrate Thanksgiving and share some of their favorite holiday recipes.

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The Takeaway

As Thanksgiving Approaches Sandy's Aftermath Still Looms Over the Northeast

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

It's the day before Thanksgiving but here in New York City and just miles away in New Jersey, there is a looming feeling that thousands of people may not have a home, a dining table, or a kitchen to celebrate the holiday. Cindy Rodriguez, a reporter for WNYC, has been covering the story.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Let's Support Walmart Workers Striking on Black Friday

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The only shared sacrifice at Walmart is the sacrifice shared by workers whose situation is bleak, alternatives are slim and right to organize constantly obstructed.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Thanksgiving Open Phones: Conversation Anticipation

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

What Thanksgiving Day conversation are you looking forward to? What conversation are you hoping to avoid? Call 212-433-9692 or post your story here!

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Radiolab

Krulwich Wonders: Double Thanks

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

NPR

I'm giving thanks in two ways today, first for things that have lasted, persisted (and here's hoping they keep on going), and second -- for change; for our ability to create beauty in new ways. So I'm saying thank you for what's old and what's new.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Thanksgiving Open Phones: Your Political Memories

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

What notable conversations about politics or current events do you remember from Thanksgiving? Call 212-433-9692 or post your memories here!

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New Jersey News

Seaside Community Pulls Together and Cooks in Sandy's Aftermath

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

When Sandy made landfall, it destroyed buildings and boardwalks; more than that, it tore apart the lives of the people who call the Jersey shore home.  The peninsula town of Sea Bright was plunged underwater on two fronts: the Atlantic Ocean from one side and the Shrewsbury River from the other.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Taking Flight

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

On today’s show: Director Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter John Gatins discuss the new film “Flight.” Susanna Moore talks about her new novel The Life of Objects. Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan, talks about his latest book, Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder. And, just in time for Thanksgiving, the final installment of Globavores looks at turkeys with food historian Andrew Smith and chef Waldy Malouf.

WQXR Features

What Music Do You Identify with Thanksgiving?

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

All day Thursday, WQXR serves up pieces of Americana, songs of harvest, early American ballads, even a few odes to food.

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The Takeaway

The American Tradition: Turkeys and PACs

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Big-money politics and Thanksgiving have a lot more in common than the presidential turkey pardoning. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington correspondent, explains.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Post-Sandy Thanksgiving: Ways You Can Help

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Even as life has returned to normal in many parts of our area, recovery continues for those hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, and for many affected by the storm, this will be a difficult Thanksgiving. Katie Benner, a writer for Fortune and the creator of Sandy Sucks, talks about volunteering in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island, and shares her plans to help cook a Thanksgiving dinner for those affected in Brooklyn. Caterer Jessica Alfreds (www.jessicaalfreds.com) is cooking and hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for those affected by Sandy at St. Mark’s Church.

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Operavore

The Top Five Tastiest Feasts in Opera

Monday, November 19, 2012

As many music lovers prepare for Thanksgiving meals, we've sniffed out the five tastiest feasts that are served up on the opera stage.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Melissa Clark's Thanksgiving Recipes

Friday, November 16, 2012

Bourbon and Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie and Raw Kale Salad with Anchovy-Date Dressing

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Melissa Clark's Thanksgiving Shortcuts

Friday, November 16, 2012

Melissa Clark, the James Beard award-winning food writer who writes the “A Good Appetite” column in the Dining Section of the New York Times offers some Thanksgiving shortcuts, advice on how to cook a big meal in a small kitchen, how to save time, and more. Her latest cookbook is Cook This Now.

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WNYC News

How to Help | Post-Sandy Holidays

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Looking to help a family affected by Hurricane Sandy? We're collecting a list of places to donate, volunteer and receive help for the holidays.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Thanksgiving 101

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Sam Sifton, former restaurant critic, now national editor at the New York Times, author of Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well, goes step-by-step through preparing the Thanksgiving feast.

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: What Is Stuffed Inside of What Is Stuffed Inside of What Edition

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the new James Bond film "Skyfall" and a list of the ten best American essays since 1950, plus Dan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast and blog joins them to discuss his new Thanksgiving cr

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The Takeaway

Friday Follow: Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Pepper Spray

Friday, November 25, 2011

On Thanksgiving week, the big stories were the consumer's holiday shopping start-up — Black Friday, of course. The turkey was barely cold this year before family members were out the door to hit the box stores for the biggest deals of the season. In Washington, the debt committee was the most expected failure all year. And pepper spray went from a crime deterrent to an Internet meme.

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Features

Is Your Thanksgiving Like 'Babette's Feast' or 'Home for the Holidays'? Take Our Thanksgiving Quiz

Thursday, November 24, 2011

What's your Thanksgiving appetizer, main, side, pie and beverage of choice? Let us know by taking our quiz.

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