A Thanksgiving Feast For The Ears And Eyes It's a cornucopia of holiday food-for-thought, from recipes to original short stories to a music mix fit for stuffing.
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A Thanksgiving Feast For The Ears And Eyes

Some people just aren't into the big Thanksgiving Day extravaganza. Stuart Monk /iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Walmart associate Angel Campos stocks Christmas decorations Wednesday ahead of the pre-Black Friday event at the Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Rosemead, Calif. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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President Nixon pardons a turkey in 1969. There's quite a celebratory banquet scene in the John Adams opera, Nixon in China. Nixon White House Photographs Series/The U.S. National Archives via Flickr hide caption

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'Don Giovanni' To 'Nixon In China': Holiday Feasts In Opera

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President Roosevelt celebrating Thanksgiving with polio patients at the Warm Springs Foundation for Infantile Paralysis Sufferers the Friday after the national holiday in 1938. Bettmann/Corbis/AP hide caption

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Families generally offer homogenous groupings when it comes to politics — but there's always that outlier brother-in-law or great-aunt. ClassicStock/Corbis hide caption

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A Thanksgiving Menu That Goes Back To The Roots

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Julia Child's reassembled Thanksgiving turkey. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Comfort And Joy: Making The 'Morning Edition' Julia Child Thanksgiving

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The turkeys to be pardoned Wednesday appeared at a press conference Tuesday at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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