Meet Edward L. Bernays, the “Father of Public Relations” and the man responsible for putting bacon and eggs on every breakfast plate, 24-hour diner menu, and kitchen table in America. In a vintage video unearthed by Patrick Farrell at The New York Times, Bernays explains just how (and why) he made it happen. Hint: it had a little something to do with the fact that his main client at the time was bacon.
And this whole time we thought we had Dr. Seuss to thank.
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