Giving Thanks brings music and stories together for thoughtful reflection on the meaning of the holiday.

Whether you're up early in the kitchen, on the road to a family gathering, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words.


John Birge
John Birge is the morning host on Classical Minnesota Public Radio, and host of APM’s Composers Datebook. He’s been hosting, producing and performing classical music for more than 30 years. In a previous life he played French horn, and when he was on good behavior, he’d occasionally get to play in the Cincinnati Symphony.


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Preview audio available: October 22, 2020
Playlist Available: November 5, 2020
Promo spot available: November 5, 2020
Program rundown available: November 5, 2020
Date content will be uploaded: November 5, 2020

Broadcast Window

November 5, 2020 - November 30, 2020

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Affiliate stations may carry this program multiple times before December 1, 2020. The program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this program. Prior to carrying this program, stations must contact their American Public Media Station Relations Representative.

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