February 21, 2011 – Segment 2

What does the sweet stuff you put in your coffee have to do with the French Revolution?  Or the history of slavery in the Caribbean and United States?  We find out in this conversation with Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos, authors of Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science.

Written by Marc Steiner

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