With the American History GuysIn 1962, President John F. Kennedy addressed concerns about falling milk consumption amid fears of radiation in milk. SUNY-Albany historian Kendra Smith-Howard explains how thousands of children donated their baby teeth for the cause of safe milk.
This is a web extra for the BackStory episode "Health Nuts: A History of Nutritional Advice." You can listen to the full episode at: https://soundcloud.com/backstory/health-nuts
For more on the guests and stories featured in this episode, and for an array of resources exploring the history of nutritional advice in America, check out BackStory's website: http://backstoryradio.org/?p=12910