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Food: The Ultimate Weapon for Democracy
September 28, 2017 @ 12:00 am
In 1946, starvation abounded in the world. World War II had led to hunger, and now coupled with world drought was causing massive starvation. Guns had started and won the war, yet peace would be written by bread. Don Loeslie shares the story of how food became a primary weapon for peace in the postwar recovery effort, including programs led by President Harry Truman and U.S. Secretary of State George Marshall.