A pre-recorded movie about Betty Crocker and “the cookbook that changed The us” will be out there for no cost viewing Monday, Jan. 11, by means of Sunday, Jan. 24, by means of the Bettendorf Community Library’s Neighborhood Connections application.
Back links to the video will be available on the library’s social media accounts and web-site. For a lot more details, connect with 563-344-4179 or e-mail [email protected] No registration is required.
The presentation will feature historian Leslie Goddard as she highlights the historical past of Betty Crocker and her famed “Photo Prepare dinner Book” that to start with strike shelves in 1950 and to date has offered additional than 75 million copies.
Created in 1921 by a flour corporation, Betty Crocker became the most renowned and trusted advisor to American cooks. The illustrated lecture will discover how Betty Crocker was invented, why her cookbook has endured, and what would make her so iconic.
Goddard is an award-successful actress and scholar who has been presenting history applications for additional than 10 many years. She retains a Ph.D. from Northwestern College specializing in American scientific tests and U.S. record as nicely as a master’s diploma in theater.