The Tupperware Story And Its Culture Lives On, Mondays With Mike, And A Top News Story

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Tupperware has been transporting pasta salads, desserts and deviled eggs to parties and holiday celebrations since 1946. We talk to a professor about how Tupperware has managed to survive as a cultural staple and continue to have a place in households so many decades later. We also give listener’s an opportunity to chime in with questions and comments on another edition of Mondays With Mike. And we discuss a deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement,

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
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  • Bill Martens Producer
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