452: Poultry Slam 2011

452: Poultry Slam 2011

Dec 2, 2011
We bring you our sort-of-annual holiday tradition: The Poultry Slam! Stories of what happens when humans and fowl collide, including the tale of one notorious turkey who unleashed a long reign of terror on an unsuspecting neighborhood.
  • Ira Glass talks with Scharlette Holdman, who works with defense teams on high profile death row cases, and who has not talked to a reporter in more than 25 years. Why did she suddenly end the moratorium on press? Because her story is about something important: Namely, a beautiful chicken. (2 1/2 minutes)Animals

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Illustration by Seniel Seward, from the Vineyard Gazette.

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