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Hosts Kelly Burdick and Christina Knott return to the pages of history for stories that still matter today.

Dec 29, 2019

The modern paper bag was first produced in Watertown, N.Y. We wanted to learn more about how this bag came to be. It sounded like an easy question, but we ended up unearthing a variety of interesting tales about a variety of interesting characters.

Christina Knott and Kelly Burdick discuss how the modern paper bag came to be and who almost tried to steal the credit from one inventor. Join us as we discuss.

Episode is edited by Christina Knott. Intro and outro music is "Nobody Calls It San Fran" by Coyote Hearing

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Read Chris Brock's story "History in the (paper) bag."

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