Bringing Back What's Left Behind, From Top Hats To Tea Kettles09:25
Download

Play
Bengies drive-in theater in Baltimore, MD. (Frank Sheehan/Flickr)Bengies drive-in theater in Baltimore, MD. (Frank Sheehan/Flickr)When was the last time you took a milk bath? Or went to see a movie at a drive-in theater? From the practical habits to the impractical fads, author Lesley Blume, suggests we bring many of them back from telegrams to quill pens.

She joins us to talk about her new book, "Let's Bring Back: An Encyclopedia of Forgotten-Yet-Delightful, Chic, Useful, Curious, and Otherwise Commendable Things from Times Gone By."  Tell us what you'd like to bring back in the comments section below.

This segment aired on December 2, 2010.

Support the news

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news