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The President’s Cookout, Ike at the Grill: A Fifties Food Fave of Eisenhower

In a blink, it seems, Memorial Day the symbolic kickoff of summertime is here. Call it grilling or barbecuing, but cooking food over hot coals outside has been a traditional component of the holiday weekend ever since the “Fabulous Fifties,”… Read More ›

Betty Draper, Brach’s Easter Candy & Sugar Daddy

Review the colorful caricatures lining the Twentieth Century Hall in the Pantheon of American Archetypes and its fairly easy to still recognize them by sight. There’s the Humorless Suffragette, Gibson Girl, Flapper, Rosie the Riveter, Hippy Chick, Liberated Feminist, Boxy-Suited… Read More ›

Michelle Obama: A Story of First Lady Influence Having National Impact (Part 2)

If you find yourself pleasantly surprised at Walmart or enjoying the new menu at Olive Garden, guess who you may have to thank? Except perhaps for her televised fitness contest demonstration, in which she challenged Late Night comedian and host… Read More ›

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