My Life as a Wild Turkey
World-renowned naturalist Joe Hutto, subject of the Emmy winning BBC documentary "My Life as a Turkey", discusses how he became a wild turkey mother in the hammocks of Florida. Plus: Fourth-generation pilot Eric Walden gives a play-by-play of the ninja-like moves of the wild turkey—mid-air. And: The once-
scorned bronze-feathered turkey is making a comeback, with the help of organic, free-range farmers like Paul Kelly. Also: Jay Sullivan sends his students off to Thanksgiving Break with a poem about a young engineer’s ingenuity and of course, a turkey. Later in the show: With Good Reason takes a look at the indigenous perspective of a Thanksgiving table. Anton Treuer, author of Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask, shares how he and his family give thanks. Plus: Minnesota Chef Sean Sherman gives us a taste of pre-contact American Indian cuisine.