Nov 29, 1996
In the midst of the five biggest poultry-consumption weeks of the year—the five weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas, when Americans consume one-fourth of all the turkey they eat in a year—This American Life presents stories about turkeys, chickens, ducks, and fowl of all kinds.
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- Chickenman was a short daily radio show airing from 1966 to 1969, and it was incredibly popular. It started locally on WCFL in Chicago, then proceeded to spread to over 1,500 radio stations. It has been translated into German, into Dutch, into Swedish. It is still on the air even today in several dozen markets, making it one of the longest running radio features anywhere. (8 minutes)