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Title
Rich Cohen interview
Creator
Cohen, Rich
Contributor
Martinson, Connie
Publication Information
The Drucker Institute
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Connie Martinson Talks Books
Rights Information
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Description
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.
Type
moving image
Format
video/f4v
00:13:58
Identifier
cmt00503_0001
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cmt/id/522
Language
English
Subject
Eisenstadt family
Eisenstadt, Benjamin - Family
Cohen family
Cohen, Rich - Family
Cumberland Packing Corporation
Sweet ’N Low (Trademark)
Businessmen - United States - Biography
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Biography
Time Period
Twentieth century
Place
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Source
Betacam tape: Excerpt of show with Martinson interviewing Rich Cohen before the break and Eyal Press after the break.
Relation
Connie Martinson Talks Books - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/cmt

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