Book Discussion on A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola

Ricardo Cortes talked about his book, A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola, in which he chronicles attempts to prohibit the use of… read more

Ricardo Cortes talked about his book, A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola, in which he chronicles attempts to prohibit the use of coffee and coca in the U.S. and around the world. He also talked about the secret deals made by top U.S. anti-drug official, Harry Anslinger, to keep the Coca-Cola company supplied with coca while simultaneously pushing to ban its use worldwide. He spoke at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC. close

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Book Discussion on A Secret History of Coffee, Coca and Cola

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2013

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  • Jan 19, 2013 | 4:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 20, 2013 | 7:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 26, 2013 | 9:48am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2013 | 8:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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