Fast Food Nation

Mr. Schlosser talked about his book Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book is… read more

Mr. Schlosser talked about his book Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book is about the industrialization of food and how it has changed American culture. Mr. Schlosser discusses the enormous size and scope of the American fast-food industry, which he suggests has affected the management practices of many other companies, and how its idea of conformity has changed the look of communities around the nation. He also talks about the meat processing industry, the rise of the flavor industry to help make highly processed foods taste better, and an increase in obesity in the United States. Mr. Schlosser answered questions submitted by members of the audience at the end of the program. close

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Fast Food Nation

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Program ID:
164691-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 16, 2001 | 9:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 14, 2002 | 3:41am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 16, 2001 | 9:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 17, 2001 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2001 | 7:37am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 07, 2001 | 5:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2002 | 3:41am EST | C-SPAN 2