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Rundown for November 22, 2012
12:06 PM EDT 2 Comments

Will Schwalbe: ‘The End Of Your Life Book Club’

Will and his mother Mary Anne loved to read and discuss what they were reading – a love that grew even more important after Mary Anne was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

After Sandy, Crab Shack Serves Turkey Dinner

The Mud City Crab House in Manahawkin, N.J. was put it out of commission by Superstorm Sandy. But the seafood shack will be serving up Thanksgiving dinner for 1,000 displaced people.

12:39 PM EDT 3 Comments

‘Native Advertising’ Disguises Ads As News Stories

Some news organizations are working with marketers to disguise their ads as news stories. Here & Now media analyst John Carroll warns this so-called “native advertising” could be a death certificate for news organizations because they’re risking their own credibility.

12:48 PM EDT Comment

Thanksgiving Tradition: Snow Geese Migration In Vermont

We revisit host Robin Young’s trip with her now-late uncle, Lachlan Maclachlan Field, to see the migrating snow geese at the Dead Creek Refuge in Addison, Vermont.

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

July 31 4 Comments

Widow Of American Ebola Victim Speaks Out

We hear from Decontee Sawyer of Minnesota, whose husband, a Liberian government official, became the first American to die in this outbreak.

July 31 2 Comments

New Novel Tells The Story Of The First Mass School Shooting

On August 1, 1966, a young man started shooting from the clock tower on the University of Texas campus in Austin.

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As War And Conflicts Proliferate, Children Become Unwary Victims And Targets

Kids have always suffered during war and crisis, but there's a sense the burden of instability is being increasingly borne by children.

July 30 3 Comments

California Drought: A Central Valley Farmer’s Experience

Last month was the hottest June on Earth since records began in 1880, making the West Coast drought even harder for farmers.