This Day in History
On this day in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signs Medicare, a health insurance program for elderly Americans, into law. At the bill-signing ceremony, which…
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Category: Southern Food
This week we’ll take a look at the rich history of Southern barbecue, and all its delicious regional variations.
Host Ian Knauer tackles the epitome of Southern comfort food: golden, crisp, juicy fried chicken.
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