WDET’s Thanksgiving Specials
Two days packed full of special programming about music, gratitude, football and more.
- “The Science of Gratitude” from Public Radio International. In this hour, Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon explores how feeling grateful may be the true key to health and happiness.
- In this hour of America’s Test Kitchen, several historians and experts discuss the raucous Thanksgiving tradition of ragamuffin parades, and how they gave way to the star-studded parade we’re accustomed to today.
A Sporkful Thanksgiving radio special with host Dan Pashman, featuring Mo Rocca, Amy Sedaris, Sam Sifton, Robert Krulwich and Brooke Gladstone.
A RadioLab football special with your hosts Jad and Robert.
- A two-hour special, produced by Paul Ingles, marks the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ landmark album RUBBER SOUL. Over a dozen musicians, music writers and Beatles fans comment on the significance of this 1965 release.
The Day After Thanksgiving
- The winter holiday tradition continues as the Third Coast International Audio Festival brings two hours of the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the national airwaves in “Best of the Best”, hosted by award-winning writer, producer and humorist Gwen Macsai.
“Selected Shorts” offers listeners four hours of stories narrated by some of the most talented actors from stage, screen and television.