Edible Secrets: A Food Tour of Classified U.S. History (World Around Us)

By: Michael Hoerger; Mia Partlow

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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.


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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.

Title: Edible Secrets: A Food Tour of Classified U.S. History (World Around Us)

Author Name: Michael Hoerger; Mia Partlow

Categories: Food Politics,

Publisher: Microcosm Publishing:

ISBN Number: 1934620416

ISBN Number 13: 9781934620410

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: SKU1002214