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Eric Schlosser and ‘Fast Food Nation’

Bryan is joined by journalist and author Eric Schlosser to discuss the 20th anniversary of his book Fast Food Nation. They talk through the process of turning his magazine story into a book (2:49), discuss what it was like reporting on the fast food industry from talking to the founder of Carl’s Jr. to going undercover at a slaughterhouse (30:20), and then consider how this book has aged 20 years later (1:00:35).
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