Special Programs

Thanksgiving Day

The Science of Gratitude
Thursday, Nov. 24
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. CT

Showing and feeling gratitude may be the true key to health and happiness. This one-hour documentary focuses on the latest information regarding the power (or lack of it) of being thankful. We hear research, expert opinion, and individual stories to illustrate how gratitude often has a large impact on overall happiness. The program covers gratitude in the workplace, in relationships, in health, in family life and much more. Hosted by Academy Award winning actress Susan Sarandon, and produced by Peabody award-winning BMPaudio.

Snap Judgment: Gratitude
Thursday, Nov. 24
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. CT

"Even after the rain, there are still rainbows." Host Glynn Washington explores gratitude through four stories.

The Splendid Table: Turkey Confidential
Thursday, Nov. 24
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. CT

Host Lynne Rossetto Kasper comes to the rescue of Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers, and dinner guests alike on the biggest cooking day of the year. This year, Lynne will field listeners' questions with the help of America's Test Kitchen co-host Bridget Lancaster, Mario Batali, Francis Lam, Melissa Clark, and A Prairie Home Companion's Chris Thile.

Have a question for Lynne (or a Thanksgiving disaster story to share)? Submit your question using this form, via Twitter (#turkeyconfidential), via Facebook, or call the hotline during the live show: 1-800-242-2828. Share your Thanksgiving triumphs and tragedies (in photo form) on Instagram #turkeyconfidential.