WHRO Documentaries

The Virginia Peanut Story

Special | 56m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

The Virginia Peanut Story tells the rise and fall of the dominance of the Virginia/Carolina peanut industry. Aided by returning Union soldiers after the Civil War, and railroads, the peanut helped give rise to the golden age of agriculture. George Washington Carver & Amedeo Obici are both featured, as well as culinary historians Michael Twitty and Andrew Smith.

Aired: 11/14/19

Rating: NR

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WHRO Documentaries is a local public television program presented by WHRO Public Media.