Kids Must Eat

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Description An episode of the popular "Quiz Kids" radio program introduces the U.S. Department of Agriculture's school lunch program. The four precocious children, ages 7 to 12, demonstrate knowledge of Shakespeare, chemistry, math and geography as they answer a series of quiz questions given by host Joe Kelly. Concludes with a message from the host about importance of adequate and healthy food for schoolchildren. Showing women in wartime factory jobs, the narrator states "in busy America many mothers perform many necessary jobs outside the home, but we must never become too busy to feed our children." Community groups are called upon to sponsor school lunch programs with the support of the Department of Agriculture.
Creator United States. Department of Agriculture
United States. Office of Information. Motion Picture Service
Contributor Marvin Sandstrom : supervision
Ben James : direction
Joe Kelly : quiz master
Joel Kupperman
Ruth Duskin
David Davis
Pat Conlon
Date Issued 1944
Duration 00:16:06
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.