For more than thirty years, humankind has known how to grow enough food to end chronic hunger worldwide. Yet while the "Green Revolution" succeeded in South America and Asia, it never got to Africa. Now, an impending global food crisis threatens to make things worse.
This is the last event of the Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance Third Annual Symposium "Beef: From Plains to Plate".
Culinary Historian Barbara Kuck speaks on “Great Midwest Steak Houses from Stage Coach Days to Present.”
Michael Pollan, acclaimed food writer and author of The Omnivore's Dilemma, discusses his companion book, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. Pollan has launched a national conversation about the American way of eating.
From AIDS to Bowers v. Hardwick, the '80s was one of the hardest -- and richest -- times in the history of the American GLBT community. Listen to Chicagoans from a variety of service organizations and activist groups recount what happened in, and to, lesbian and gay communities during this decade.