Book Discussion on Appetite for America

Stephen Fried, adjunct journalism professor at Columbia University Graduate School, recounts the life of Fred Harvey, one of the earliest… read more

Stephen Fried, adjunct journalism professor at Columbia University Graduate School, recounts the life of Fred Harvey, one of the earliest innovators of the American hospitality industry.  Mr. Harvey, was the proprietor of sixty-five restaurants and lunch counters along the Santa Fe Railroad and several hotels from Chicago to Los Angeles.  Mr. Fried examines how Fred Harvey’s restaurant and hotel locations dovetailed with westward expansion and how the Harvey House became a part of the American lexicon and a precursor to today’s fast food franchises.  Stephen Fried discussed his book at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. close

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Book Discussion on Appetite for America

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Public Affairs Event
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 2010
Last Aired:
Jul 10, 2010

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  • Apr 17, 2010 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 2010 | 2:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 02, 2010 | 8:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 03, 2010 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2010 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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