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The Great Ice Cream Sundae Debate

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The Great Ice Cream Sundae Debate

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The Great Ice Cream Sundae Debate

The Great Ice Cream Sundae Debate

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Two Rivers, Wis., insists that the ice cream sundae was invented there. But the town of Ithaca, N.Y., says it has new evidence that proves a hometown boy invented the dairy delight.

Meredith Buchberg and Laura Willemsen, two high school students in Ithaca, speak with Scott Simon about documents they say supports Ithaca's claim to ice-cream fame.

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