The Conversation: Friday, November 24th, 2017
Black Friday Retail; Hearing Loss in Veterans; Benefits of a Gap Year; Marine Corps Holiday Concert
Black Friday Outlook for Retailers
Thousands will wait for stores to open today, lured by the bargains Black Friday has come to represent. But each year, online shopping is a stronger competitor to traditional retail.
Intro Music: Too Young To Be One by The Turtles
Outro Music: Armistice by Phoenix
Benefits of a Gap Year
The transition from high school to college can be abrupt, and more and more young people are finding ways to build a gap year into their plans.
Intro Music: Young Pilgrims by The Shins
Outro Music: Straight West by Kasket Club
Hearing Loss in American Veterans
Hearing loss is the most common physical disability among American veterans. One former Navy Officer is trying to raise awareness about the issue.
Intro Music: Normandy by Helitropes
Outro Music: Sunflowers by The Deli
USMC Toys for Tots Holiday Concert
The U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band has built a holiday tradition over the past ten years: a free holiday concert that gathers holiday toys for kids who might not have many reasons to celebrate.
Intro Music: Earth to Moon by Dubkonscious
Outro Music: You Think I Don't Konw (But I Know) [Instrumental] by Charles Bradley