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Author at the Library: "TV Takeaway," with Kathleen Collins, author of "Watching What We Eat: The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows," and an associate professor and librarian at the City University of New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice.


January 9, 2013

What do TV cooking shows teach us?   This illustrated presentation explores the history of the genre starting in the 1940s including the parade of hosts and the lessons they brought to viewers - both explicit in their actions and recipes and implicit in their sets, ingredients and personas.