How We Got to Now

The Development of the Ice Trade

Clip: Episode 5 | 4m 58s

In this clip from the episode 'Cold', Steven tells the story of the creation of the ice trade by a young, wealthy lawyer named Frederick Tudor. Travelling around America in the incessant heat, Frederick had the idea of bringing something cold to hot places.

Aired: 09/11/14

Rating: NR

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