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Dick Gregory discusses his book "Dick Gregory's Natural Diet for Folks Who Eat: Cookin' With Mother Nature"

BROADCAST: May. 30, 1973 | DURATION: 00:55:28

Synopsis

Comedian and activist Dick Gregory joins Studs Terkel to discuss his new book “Dick Gregory's Natural Diet for Folks Who Eat: Cookin' With Mother Nature.” Gregory talks about his experiences fasting for both political and health reasons, and he comments on hunger in America, the power of the navy bean, and changing trends in eating. The two discuss the peace movement and Watergate, and Gregory shares his experience as a black man in the military. Gregory believes that how you treat yourself and your body reflects how you treat others.