A toast to the birthplace of sliced bread
Chillicothe, Missouri, has an unusual claim to fame: It’s the town where sliced bread first debuted back in 1928. But despite being less than a century old, the origin of this revolutionary pantry staple was almost lost to history.
Read more about how a Missouri town almost forgot it invented the greatest thing in the world from KCUR's Suzanne Hogan.
A People's History of Kansas City is hosted by Suzanne Hogan. This episode was produced and mixed by Suzanne Hogan with editing by Barb Shelly and Gabe Rosenberg and help from Mackenzie Martin.