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Marion Cunningham dies at 90; icon of American cooking
Marion Cunningham's crusade to preserve the nightly supper hour came of her concern that without it children would never learn table manners or the give and take of dinner conversation. Not only that, she worried that such traditional American dishes as roast chicken, iceberg lettuce salad and strawberry shortcake would become endangered species.
By Mary Rourke, Special to The Times
July 12, 2012