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Here's a story from the lost WPA files, that mixes two of my favorite things – Anthropology and food, … another choice interview by WHYY's Radio Times' Marty Moss-Coane.

 

Thursday 5/14/2009 – Hour Two

Author MARK KURLANSKY takes us back to the days before we relied on a highway system, chain restaurants and refrigeration to get and prepare our food. His new book "The Food of a Younger Land," relies on writings from the Federal Writer's Project of the 1930's to describe the nation's food when it was seasonal, regional and traditional.

 

 

 

 

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Here's a story from the lost WPA files, that mixes two of my favorite things – Anthropology and food, … another choice interview by WHYY's Radio Times' Marty Moss-Coane.

 

Thursday 5/14/2009 – Hour Two

Author MARK KURLANSKY takes us back to the days before we relied on a highway system, chain restaurants and refrigeration to get and prepare our food. His new book "The Food of a Younger Land," relies on writings from the Federal Writer's Project of the 1930's to describe the nation's food when it was seasonal, regional and traditional.

 

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I'll listen in the morning, since it's time to hit the sack, but the topic sounds interesting. I have often thought we have traded adventure and variety for a safe and familiar menu. The same applies to accommodations.

 

I look forward to listening, and perhaps reading the book.

 

Thanks for the tip!

 

Dave

 

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Indeed!

I hope to dig into those lost WPA files for more. That stuff always piques my interest.

 

http://memory.loc.gov/wpaintro/wpahome.html

 

... Chris

 

 

 

 

 

 

I'll listen in the morning, since it's time to hit the sack, but the topic sounds interesting. I have often thought we have traded adventure and variety for a safe and familiar menu. The same applies to accommodations.

 

I look forward to listening, and perhaps reading the book.

 

Thanks for the tip!

 

Dave

 

Keep the Show on the Road!

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