1934620416 What do top-secret CIA assassination plots, Black Panther arrests, and Reaganomics have in common? Food, of course! Michael Hoerger and Mia Partlow collect, contextualize and graphically narrate declassified government documents with food as a theme! Over 500,000 declassified memos, debriefings and transcripts were combed to uncover some of the most important and iconic people and narratives from US history. Providing a voyeuristic insight into the US government, these documents are like reality TV for politicos and foodies: Assassinations by milkshake, subliminal popcorn cravings, Reagan's love of hydroponics, and what could be Fred Hampton's most radical action?giving ice cream to small children. Illustrated throughout by Nate Powell.
Breaking new ground in the Fred Hampton case thirty years later, the authors' original research traces Hampton's path to radicalism for an ice cream robbery pinned on him plus solves the whodunnit thirty years later. More than 500,000 declassified memos, debriefings, and transcripts were combed, contextualized, and graphically narrated with food as a theme in this collection. Providing a voyeuristic insight into the U.S. government, these documents are like reality TV for politicos and foodies alike.