All Things Considered for November 22, 2012
Nov 22, 2012 — In New York City, Thanksgiving has been mass-produced in shelters, churches and community centers. But many of the storm victims are sharing their holiday meal with people who are hungry year-round.
Nov 22, 2012 — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. — blamed for the groundwater pollution case made famous in the movie — is offering to buy homes in Hinkley, Calif., again, this time in areas previously believed to be unaffected by the contamination. Many families, some who have lived in the town for generations, are packing up.
Nov 22, 2012 — Bad weather this year has made the 2012 grape harvest the smallest in a half-century; this at a time when sales of Burgundy are booming in the U.S., Britain and across Asia. But wine makers seem to be taking the loss in stride.
Nov 22, 2012 — Colombian drug traffickers have a thing for exotic animals. But what happens when those traffickers are arrested and extradited? In southwestern Colombia, one women has created a refuge for hundreds of abused animals, many of them previously owned by traffickers.
Nov 22, 2012 — We're still in the final stages of making our list, but we agree enough on a few albums to share this preview of NPR Music's favorite albums of the year. Audie Cornish talks to Frannie Kelley, Stephen Thompson and Tom Huizenga.