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Soul Food

Museums and books aren't the only place to learn history. How about the dinner table? Join host Neal Conan for a Black History Month look at southern cooking and what it says about African American life.

Guests:
Vertamae Grovsenor
*NPR Correspondent
*Author, The Soul of Southern Cooking

Norma Jean Darden
*Co-author, Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine: Receipies and Reminisces from a Black Family
*Owner of Miss Mamies Spoonbread Too and Miss Maudes Spoonbread Too, two Harlem eateries

Nikki Giovanni
*Poet
*Her latest book of poetry is called Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems.

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Neal Conan
Award winning journalist Neal Conan was the final host of Talk of the Nation, which broadcast its final show on June 27, 2013.