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PRI's The World: 11/28/2014

November 28, 2014

The shopping frenzy that is Black Friday is catching on in more and more places around the world. Hunting for bargains is nothing new but copying Americans' day after Thanksgiving is a growing phenomenon. Plus, the Smithsonian gets a 2 billion dollar makeover from a Danish architect. We'll hear what it's been like for him working in Washington. And, how a political spat and a misidentified London landmark led to the hashtag #ThingsThatAreNotMosques.

PRI's The World: 11/27/2014

November 27, 2014

How two former translators for US troops in Afghanistan ended up celebrating Thanksgiving together in Virginia. Also, historian Peter Firstbrook tells us the full story of Captain John Smith, of Pocahontas fame. Plus, celebrating Thanksgiving with fresh, homemade tamales.

PRI's The World: 11/26/2014

November 26, 2014

On this Thanksgiving eve, we want to know where food comes from. Not the stuff we literally put in our mouths — but the origins of the names of that food. Meanwhile, does the thought of flying give you the jitters? Composer Michael Hearst tries to calm those travel nerves with his new CD, "Songs for Fearful Flyers." And, we tell you a tale about the weird and wonderful Belgian sport of featherbowling — as still played in Detroit.

PRI's The World: 11/25/2014

November 25, 2014

A global perspective on the events unfolding in Ferguson with insight from a reporter in Jerusalem and an Egyptian protester during the Arab Spring. Plus, how the London police addressed racism after race riots there in the early 1980s. And, a Cambodian refugee who moved to America and found hiking the New England mountains the perfect therapy.

PRI's The World: 11/24/2014

November 24, 2014

No nuclear deal with Iran, and now the deadline for an agreement has been pushed back to March. Also, the story behind the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Plus, we dig into the life of musician Gil Scott-Heron, who coined the term "the revolution will not be televised" some 40 years ago.

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