Manage episode 241551114 series 2437304
“They raided the sugar supply as well as the butter. They opened the store’s large cooler and began pulling butter out of it, disregarding the manager’s warning that only a half pound could be sold to each customer.”
We're back! Today we’re looking back to December 1944 to find the answer to the question what caused the 1944 food riot in Watertown?
Kelly Burdick and Christina Knott are talking to Watertown Daily Times reporter Chris Brock to learn more about this gem he discovered in our local history.
Special thanks to our history detective today, Chris Brock, for his research.