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American Experience: Burger Town - America's Love Affair with the Hamburger

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 0 min.
  • Genres: Cooking & Food, Culture & Society, History, Social History


With the exception of apple pie, no food is more American than the hamburger. This documentary chronicles the history of the hamburger, which launched fast-food chain fortunes and changed the way Americans ate. Archival film clips and photographs record the appearance of the first golden arches and other hamburger meccas. Drive-in hamburger stands, waitresses on roller skates, and kids in convertibles are all part of this hamburger hall of fame. Interviews with industry giants, such as McDonald's, give...more