The Food That Built America

The Food That Built America

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The TV Dinner

Apr 11, 2021 | 42m 31s | tv-pg | CC

Gilbert Swanson inherits his father’s frozen turkey company and partners with a food chemist to innovate a revolutionary dinner that Americans can heat up at home… they call it the TV Dinner. And when a restauranteur named Vernon Stouffer tries to bring his frozen meals to market, he’s blown out of the water by the TV Dinner… until he harnesses a new technology called…the microwave.

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