Press Kit: What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?

Exhibition Press Kit

What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?

The Government's Effect on the American Diet

An exhibition at the National Archives in Washington, DC. In the Lawrence F. O’Brien Gallery June 10, 2011 - January 3, 2012.

What’s Cooking, Uncle Sam? The Government’s Effect on the American Diet is an exhibition of records from the holdings of the National Archives that trace the ways that food has occupied the hearts and minds of Americans and their government. From Revolutionary War rations to Cold War cultural exchanges, these documents and images reflect many of our current concerns about food safety and nutrition.

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