The History Of Corn

Join Ray Suarez for a look at the history of corn in the Americas and around the world. This grain has played a major role in the development of culture and continues to be a staple of the world's grain markets...tune in for a discussion of the political and economic history of corn on the next Talk of the Nation. Guests: Betty Fussell Author Crazy for Corn (HarperCollins, 1995) Food Writer Travel and Leisure Magazine, Vogue Magazine, and The New York Times Washington, D.C. Listeners call in

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