- Making News: Southern California Travelers Expected to Pack Roads
Despite crowds of travelers this holiday weekend, federal officials promise tight security at LAX and other airports. That means long lines and frayed tempers. But, most of the action will be on the streets and freeways. Jeff Spring is a spokesman for the Automobile Club of Southern California.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Woman behind Thanksgiving Day
Pilgrims and Native Americans held the first feast of thanksgiving, but Thanksgiving Day wasn-t a national holiday until Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it in the midst of the Civil War. Laura Schenone, author of A Thousand Years Over a Hot Stove: a History of American Women Told through Food, Recipes and Remembrances, says he might not have done it without the relentless campaigning of a magazine editor named Sarah Josepha Hale. (This segment was originally broadcast earlier today on To the Point.)