Thanksgiving Holiday Specials

Nov 21, 2016

This Thanksgiving holiday, join VPR and VPR Classical for entertaining and insightful programming and beautiful classical music as you spend time with family and friends.

Thursday, Nov. 24 at noon: Turkey Confidential from American Public Media - Host Lynne Rosetto Kasper (Splendid Table) takes calls and performs 'turkey triage' on this busiest of cooking holidays.

Thursday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m: The Science of Gratitude -  This one-hour documentary focuses on the latest information regarding the power of being thankful. We'll hear research, expert opinion, and individual stories to illustrate how gratitude often has a large impact on overall happiness.

Friday, Nov. 25 at noon: What it Takes; Chasing Graduation at High-Poverty High Schools - This documentary explores what students and teachers are up against in some of the nation’s poorest high schools and asks what it would take to help more kids succeed.

Friday, Nov. 25 at 7 p.m: Rewriting The Sentence; College Behind Bars - In this documentary, we follow a class of imprisoned students trying to make their way through their first school semester, from orientation through final exams.