Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, forced to resign last year amid a sex scandal, is expected to seek that office again in February when new elections are held.
The caretaker government of technocrat Prime Minister Mario Monti was dissolved on Friday.
Monti had been appointed in the wake of the Berlusconi resignation to save Italy from a financial crisis.
The BBC’s Alan Johnston reports from Rome.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.