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Sweet Home Chicago Seminar: A Sweet Kinda Town

Beth Kimmerle, author of A Sweet History, delves into the delicious history of Chicago candy and answers the question: What is our connection to confections? At one time the largest producer of candy in the United States, Chicago has been called America's sweetest spot, and this lecture reveals the ingredients for the city's recipe for success.


Recorded Thursday, February 04, 2010 at Chicago History Museum.

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