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Last Update: 02-21-2017
May 1976


Detroit meets the Dreaded Potato Beetle.

The time has come for a Modest Proposal. Charles Lamb, whose name has appeared in more crossword puzzles than the Egyptian Sun God, made his Modest Proposal in a time of great turmoil that was besetting his country. His proposal, which dealt with the potential nutritional value of infants during the potato famine among the Irish, was universally greeted with horror, revulsion and even downright antagonism. . .

Copyright: 1976 Car and Driver