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Thursday, November 24, 2011
Snow geese in the Dead Creek refuge in Addison, 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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Thursday, November 24, 2011
A reenactment of the first Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Mass. (AP/Plimoth Plantation)

Was there a black Pilgrim breaking bread with the Puritans in the 1620s? Back in 1981, the Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts, hired a black actor to portray Abraham Pearse at their recreated 17th century village and set off a debate.

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Monday, November 21, 2011
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With the Thanksgiving holiday coming we turn to Here and Now resident chef Kathy Gunst for tips on cooking the bird. Send us your questions before Monday’s live broadcast!

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Thursday, November 17, 2011
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According to a survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, the price tag to host a feast for 10 is up $5.73, or about 13 percent over last year.

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Thursday, November 25, 2010
Snow geese in the Dead Creek refuge in Addison, 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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Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Harvard Divinity School professor Peter Gomes at his home in Cambridge, Ma. (Kevin Sullivan)

Harvard Divinity School professor, Peter Gomes, is regarded as one of the most distinguished ministers in America. But he’s also one of the country’s foremost scholars on all things Pilgrim. As an African-American who grew up in Plymouth, Massachusetts, he was mesmerized by the lives of the Pilgrims, and is possibly the only African-American to enter the cloistered world of the prestigious Pilgrim Society.

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Saturday, November 13, 2010
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Wondering how to make vegan mashed potatoes? Looking for a healthier stuffing recipe? Send us your questions for Here & Now’s resident chef Kathy Gunst to tackle.

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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Peter Gomes and the Pilgrims, Stewed Pompion, Anyone?, Syria and Iraqi Relations, Turkey Day Classic, Robin’s Trip to Vermont

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Thursday, November 26, 2009

We join Robin and her now-late uncle, Lachlan Maclachlan Field, on their trip to see the migrating snow geese in Vermont.

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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Peter Gomes is a nationally-recognized Baptist preacher and a Harvard professor. He’s also an African-American who grew up in Plymouth, Massachusetts. We speak with Professor Gomes about his connection to the Plymouth of the Pilgrims.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Here and Now’s resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us some new takes on squash, potato, and green bean dishes for Thanksgiving.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

War Surtax, What’s the Right To Do?, Biodiversity in the Deep Sea, The Card Game, Thanksgiving Sides

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Friday, November 20, 2009

New Guidelines for Pap Smears, The Oxford Project, Why We Overeat on Thanksgiving, China – Bright spot for Auto Industry

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