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Making Mint Juleps

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Making Mint Juleps

Making Mint Juleps

Making Mint Juleps

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In 1937, the general in charge of West Point wrote a letter to a southern colleague, asking for his mint julep recipe. NPR's Carl Kassel reads the response to that request: the mint julep recipe of Lt. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr.