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November 28, 2014
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PRI's The World: 11/27/2014 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 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 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.
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'Dozens die' in Nigeria mosque blasts Many people are killed in explosions at one of biggest mosques in the Nigerian city of Kano, reports say.
Back me on migration, PM tells EU British PM David Cameron urges EU leaders to back his "reasonable" plan to restrict migrant welfare benefits, but will "rule nothing out" if rebuffed
Pope call to combat fanaticism Pope Francis calls for all faiths to enter a dialogue to counter fanaticism and fundamentalism, at the start of a key visit to Turkey.
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