All Things Considered for November 23, 2011
Nov 23, 2011 — On Wednesday, Mitt Romney campaigned in Iowa for the fifth time this year, raising his flag a bit higher in the state that begins the presidential nominating process with its caucuses on Jan. 3. He also defended a controversial campaign ad running in another early-voting state, New Hampshire.
Nov 23, 2011 — Rising gold prices mean Elko, Nev., is doing great. But people there know the good times won't last forever.
Nov 23, 2011 — Two hugely important recordings, made by pivotal musicians an ocean apart, were made on the same day in 1936.
Nov 23, 2011 — At a farm in upstate New York, the only worry turkeys have around Thanksgiving time is which dishes they want to dig their beaks into. They're the guests of honor at a feast honoring the birds. Sponsors pay $30 to keep the turkeys happily fed and far from the slaughterhouse.
Nov 23, 2011 — The tabloids — with names such as Cellmates, Jailbirds, Just Busted — show mug shots of those arrested every week in different cities around the country. In Little Rock, Ark., The Slammer sells some 7,000 copies a week. But law enforcement says it doesn't help solve crimes — and others call it voyeuristic and exploitative.