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Giving Thanks: a celebration of fall, food and gratitude

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Thanksgiving turkey and gravy
This Oct. 12, 2015, photo shows a roasted Thanksgiving turkey and gravy in Concord, N.H.
Matthew Mead | AP 2015

Join John Birge for Giving Thanks: a celebration of fall, food and gratitude.

American Public Media's John Birge presents classical music, stories and special guests in this contemporary celebration of gratitude.

This year's guests include chef Jacques Pepin and his 13-year-old granddaughter and co-author, and Francis Lam, host of The Splendid Table, with his James Beard Award-winning essay about immigrants.

To listen to the program, click the audio player above.

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