Milk in the Land
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Milk in the Land
Milk has been a staple of the American diet as far back as nearly anyone can remember, but how did it gain a permanent place on the nation's dinner table? Filmmaker Ariana Gerstein and Monteith McCollum examine the secret history of the dairy industry in Milk of the Land: Ballad of an American Drink, a witty documentary which explores the political, financial and cultural influences behind the notion that milk is a nearly perfect food. In Milk in the Land, Gerstein and McCollum reveal the little discussed link between prohibition and the dairy business, the contrast between image and… More