Idaho Experience

The Great Maine Potato War

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 4m 29s

J. R. Simplot thought Maine potato prices were too high, so he got involved in commodity markets to force the prices lower. But he soon found opposition to his efforts.

Aired: 03/08/18

Rating: TV-G

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