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Rundown for November 27, 2008

The Gift

On this day of Thanksgiving we bring you a story of a gift most graciously given and received.

The iLimb Hand

We continue our conversation with Karl Chapin.

Dinner from the Homefront

The Military Postal Service handles about two million pounds of mail during the holiday season, as people send care packages to U.S. troops overseas

A Vegas Thanksgiving

The Las Vegas tourism department launches a $2 million campaign to attract travelers over the holidays,

Uncle Lach and the Snow Geese

We join host Robin Young on her pilgrimage to Vermont for the annual migration of the snow geese. Robin’s visit with her Uncle Lach has become a Here & Now Thanksgiving tradition.

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Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

April 23 3 Comments

Kenyan Author’s Missing Chapter: Being Openly Gay

Acclaimed memoirist Binyavanga Wainaina talks about his writing, Africa today and his new life as an openly gay man.

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Sherpas Walk Out From Everest Base Camp

On Mount Everest today, dozens of Sherpas packed up their gear and left base camp, after a lack of response to their demands.

April 22 Comment

What Do We Have To Teach Plato?

Philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein discusses her new book "Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away."

April 22 21 Comments

Children’s Literature: Apartheid Or Just A General Lack of Color?

African-American children's book authors Walter Dean Myers and his son Christopher Myers weigh in.