by Jennifer P. Mathews and Gillian P. Schultz
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July 12, 2009 Chewing gum may be a $19 billion industry, but it's not a universally accepted practice. Author Jennifer Mathews examines the cultural history of bubble gum, which stretches from the mouths of prostitutes to the pockets of G.I.s.
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July 12, 2009 :
July 12, 2009 Chewing gum goes back a long way, nearly 11,000 years. Host Liane Hansen speaks with writer Jennifer Mathews about the history of the sticky substance. Mathews is the author of Chicle: The Chewing Gum of the Americas, From the Ancient Maya to William Wrigley.
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