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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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A Rare Bipartisan Effort To Reform The Criminal Justice System

The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.

October 1 35 Comments

What Does It Mean To Raise A Spiritual Child?

Psychologist Lisa Miller discusses the scientific link between spirituality and health, and how it relates to children.

September 30 5 Comments

Bard At The Bar: Shakespeare-Inspired Cocktail Recipes

Two English professors and longtime friends got the idea for "Shakespeare, Not Stirred" while having a drink together.

September 30 5 Comments

How To Stay Sharp As You Age

A psychiatrist and a psychologist have come up with nine keys to keeping an agile mind, including curiosity.