'Project Unspeakable' Asks The Big Questions

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Chuck Shelton in the cold room at Albemarle CiderWorks in Virginia, which makes sparkling alcoholic cider with some of the same apple varieties used by Thomas Jefferson. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Party Like It's 1799: Traditional Cider Makes A Comeback

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This portrait of Sarah Josepha Hale, painted by James Reid Lambdin, hangs in Newport, N.H., where she was born. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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'Thanks' To The Woman Who Helped Make A November Thursday Special

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How Hannukah Got Americanized

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Music Is Motivation For Olympian John Carlos

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Mashing Up Holiday Favorites For The 'Thanksgivukkah' Table

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Squash Your Thanksgiving With Tips From The Test Kitchen

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O.J. Simpson stands at the end of a May 17 hearing in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. A judge on Tuesday said Simpson is not entitled to a new trial on his 2008 convictions for armed robbery and kidnapping. Getty Images hide caption

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Adventurous carnivores from all over New England have been flocking to the Wild Game Supper in Bradford, Vt., for almost 60 years. The fare at this year's event included beaver, boar, moose and buffalo. Herb Swanson for NPR hide caption

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In Vermont, A Wild-Game Church Supper Feeds The Multitudes

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Trove Of Artifacts Trumpets African-American Triumphs

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Nine out of 10 workers on the transcontinental railroad were Chinese. These indentured laborers, derogatorily called "coolies," became a prime target for criticism in the mid-19th century. Joseph Becker/Library of Congress hide caption

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Franklin D. Roosevelt smiled upon hearing that he was leading the 1928 contest for governor of New York, more than six years after he contracted polio. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Roosevelt's Polio Wasn't A Secret: He Used It To His 'Advantage'

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New Book Tries to Capture 'The Black Experience'

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