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The History of the American Restaurant.

Restaurant critic John Mariani. He's written a book about the history of going out for a meal. "America Eats Out" (Morrow) portrays the origin and significance of every type of restaurant known to the American public, from the tavern to the automat to the golden arches.

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Other segments from the episode on November 15, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 15, 1991: Interview with Edward Said; Interview with Mark Sofer; Commentary on Michael Jackson's music videos; Interview with John Mariani; Review of the film …

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