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Episode 632: The Chicken Tax

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Episode 632: The Chicken Tax

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Episode 632: The Chicken Tax

Episode 632: The Chicken Tax

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German families in the 60s loved tasty, cheap American-raised chicken that was suddenly coming in after the war. And Americans were loving fun, cheap Volkswagen Beetles. This arrangement was too good to last.

Today on the show, how a trade dispute over frozen chicken parts changed the American auto industry as we know it.

Music: Alex Fitch's "Keep the Car Running" and John Anderson's "Chicken Truck." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/ Spotify/ Tumblr.