“Miracles From Agriculture (1960)” (excerpt).

7 08 2010

Back to the movie editing today. This Department of Agriculture propaganda piece is for my food history class, but maybe I’ll use it in survey too. I like it because it shows that supermarkets really can fight communism. The entire twelve minute movie is well worth watching if just for the part where they gush over how much meat Americans could eat then.

By the way, who goes to the supermarket in a tux?



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9 08 2010
Monday round-up: we’ve got primary fever! : Historiann : History and sexual politics, 1492 to the present

[…] Rees at More or Less Bunk has evidence that modern agriculture fights communism!  (He’s a fellow Colorado politics junkie–he thinks Bennet will win tomorrow, and […]

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