Witness To The Revolution In 1969-70, Kids’ Food Is A Myth

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The years 1969 and 1970 were a time of political turmoil and revolution. We talk to the author of a history of these two years in Wisconsin, who interviewed activists about their roles in the movements for social change. We also speak with a nutrition expert about what she calls the modern myth of kids’ food — food that’s specific to young people. We find out why we started to find special items or meals made just for kids on our grocery shelves and restaurant menus.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin At The Height Of The 60s Revolution

    1969 and 1970 saw the country in turmoil, and Wisconsin was no exception. We talk about what was happening in our state and around the nation with the author of a new book about those pivotal years.

  • The Myth Of Kids' Food

    Modern American children often demand and get food that suits their limited eating preferences. We hear from a nutrition educator about why that happens in our culture, and how to change it.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Clara Bingham Guest
  • Gayle Coleman Guest

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