1963:The Hunt for an Escaped Killer, A Skunk in the Pet Parade and Edith Does the Bongo Bounce

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Did you know that, in 1963, Hart's Drive In debuted the first ever microwave oven for cooking hot dogs in just seconds. The kids called it the speedy weenie machine? I'm Art Encinias, born and raised in Santa Fe, and each week I explore my hometown's hidden history on the Santa Fe Hometown Project. Join me on an amazing trip through time and spend one year in the life of one city, the city of Santa Fe, my hometown.