The Big Broadcast: Thanksgiving Special | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast: Thanksgiving Special

The first part of the show is "Options for Thanksgiving.” Ed Walker hosts this special from the late 1970s that features songs dealing with Thanksgiving.

The next few hours include two half-hour programs and the Elgin Watch "Parade of Stars" from the late 1940s. This variety program is a twice yearly broadcast on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

NPR

'Rum, Rumba, And Romance': A Book On Cuba's Enduring Mystique

This week, President Obama announced that he will begin to normalize relations with Cuba. Cuban-American writer Richard Blanco recommends a book about Cuba's imprint on the American imagination.
NPR

New Cuba Relationship Could Be A Boon For American Farmers

Two-thirds of the food Cubans eat is imported — but the reestablishment of ties with the U.S. could open opportunities for American farmers.
NPR

'Rum, Rumba, And Romance': A Book On Cuba's Enduring Mystique

This week, President Obama announced that he will begin to normalize relations with Cuba. Cuban-American writer Richard Blanco recommends a book about Cuba's imprint on the American imagination.
NPR

Obama Says 'James Flacco.' The Internet Says, Thank You

It was an honest mistake. But when President Obama said "James Flacco" when referring to James Franco — on a Friday before the holidays, no less — the slip was eagerly received online.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.