Abolitionist John Brown was hanged on charges of treason, murder and insurrection in Charles Town, Virginia on Dec. 2nd, 1859. That got us thinking about Steve’s report about Brown which explores the question of whether terrorism is ever justified.
Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in the colored section of a Montgomery, Alabama bus to a white passenger on Dec. 1st, 1955. That got us thinking about Steve’s conversation with Reverend Jesse Jackson on his contributions as a civil rights leader.
Anne and Doug are finishing up a show for this weekend, on how to read a book. Here's a note from Anne on the inspiration behind the hour and an EXTENDED version of our conversation with Billy Collins.
What are you putting on the Thanksgiving table? Chance are Hank Shaw will be eating something wild. In this NEW and EXTENDED interview, he talks deep fried duck tongues, the joys of foraging, and why wild food tastes better.