WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio | The Mind Is Our Medium
Now Playing

Drought Limits Corn Cob Pipe Comeback

The Missouri Meerschaum factory in Washington, Mo., is the only place in the world that manufactures corn cob pipes made famous by such historical figures as Mark Twain and General Douglas MacArthur. Sales at the company have grown over the last two years, but that number could have been higher if not for last year's drought.