This episode of The Takeaway podcast is all about you—our listeners. Today we're handing over the show to you to give you a chance to tell your stories. All this hour we explore the joys and complexities of the simple expression of "thank you," a phrase that you'll no doubt be hearing a lot of this weekend. From the simple act of paying it forward to the quiet joys of a place we can call home, the feeling of being thankful can have an incredibly powerful effect on not just our present, but our future as well. What's the best "thank you" that you've ever gotten? Leave a comment or give us a call at 1-877-869-8253.
The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich tells us how the corporations that bring you Thanksgiving dinner, from the turkeys to the cranberry sauce, are going nuts with the political action committees again this year.
This week, communities across the country will come together to celebrate Thanksgiving. If you need to pass the time in between family photos and the big meal, take our Thanksgiving movie trivia quiz.
Former federal Judge Nancy Gertner, now a senior lecturer at Harvard Law School, says the Darren Wilson case likely has less to do with race than what she sees as the law's overly broad protection of state officials.