Program 760: Sweet Southern Treats; Ben Franklin and Me; Nearby Travels

Release Date: 07-06-2024


Get a taste of the hearty, homespun cuisine of the American South from a writer who has documented our nation through the foods we celebrate. Then hear about a man's quest to trace the travels of Ben Franklin — and to uncover the founder's life lessons. And listen in as callers recount meaningful travel experiences close to home in North America.


  • Matthew Gavin Frank, author of "The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America's Food" (Liveright)
  • Eric Weiner, author of "Ben & Me: In Search of a Founder's Formula for a Long and Useful Life" (Simon & Schuster)

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