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Thanksgiving Day #961409

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 26, 2009
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(Studio: Hoda Kotb) The Thanksgiving menu at the White House reviewed.

(New York: Rehema Ellis) Thanksgiving festivities reviewed; scenes shown of holiday meals for the needy in Atlanta and New York City with Goldman Sachs employees cleaning up, military families eating together, the crew of the space shuttle Atlantis, people working out in Portland, Oregon, shoppers camping out for Black Friday sales, new babies dressed as turkeys in Chesterfield, Missouri, the Macy’s parade in New York City. [Marine Maj. Neil MURPHY, Atlantis commander Charles HOBAUGH†, 2 SHOPPERS, parade SPECTATOR – comment.]

(Studio: Hoda Kotb) The Thanksgiving meal for US soldiers at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq, shown.

(Kabul: Jim Maceda) Thanksgiving for US troops in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown from Kabul of the Turkey Trot race at Camp Eggers, a fuel convoy, the turkey dinner, care packages. [S/Sgt. Jason HUSTON‡, cook Drew HUNTER‡, S/Sgt. Byron CURTIS‡- comment.] [Air Force Senior Airman Anya ARISOHN†- reads a letter from a stranger.]

Kotb, Hoda;
Ellis, Rehema;
Maceda, Jim

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