85: Poultry Slam 1997

85: Poultry Slam 1997

Dec 5, 1997
Humans have turned chicken and turkey into what we want them to be. Which means that chickens and turkeys are a mirror of ourselves.
  • Host Ira Glass reads from a letter Benjamin Franklin wrote, and discusses it with Jack Hitt. (5 minutes)AnimalsHistory

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  • Jack Hitt reports on one woman's opera about Chicken Little. (15 minutes)AnimalsMusicTheater

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  • Ira with Lloyd Natoff, on killing chickens. (9 minutes)AnimalsDeathJobs/Employment

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  • Michael Lewis on duck hunting. (7 minutes)AnimalsFamilyFathersHolidays

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  • Ira with chicken photographer Tamara Staples. (20 minutes)AnimalsArt

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