Fri, Mar 14, 2008 -- 10:00 AM
International Year of the PotatoDownload audio (MP3)
The neglected spud is garnering some attention this year, dubbed "The International Year of the Potato" by the United Nations. We look at why the tuber deserves such recognition.
Host: Dave Iverson
- John Reader, author of the forthcoming book "Propitious Esculent: The Potato in World History"
- Tom Standage, business editor at The Economist and author of "A History of the World in Six Glasses"