Rich Cohen discusses his book, “Sweet and Low.” He begins by sharing that the book tells the story of his family and how they developed the product Sweet and Low. He explains that his grandfather first placed sugar in packets and later invented the sugar substitute Sweet and Low. Cohen then explains that he wanted to retell the story of his family because he was disinherited and feels that the story is all he has. He goes on to share the story of how he and his immediate family were disinherited upon his grandmother’s death. He shares his research and writing process and how his family reacted to his decision to write the book. Later in the interview he discusses a lawsuit brought against the company and donation scandals that ensued.
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Betacam tape: Excerpt of show with Martinson interviewing Rich Cohen before the break and Eyal Press after the break.