Nightly News   |  July 10, 2012

Spam turns 75

More cans of the processed meat product have been sold than there are people on Earth. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a big anniversary to report tonight, spam is 75. let the celebrations begin for ham in a can, or something very close. all of us who lived on it at one time in our lives came to respect it if not love it. more cans of spam have been sold than there are are people on earth. spam is still made by the folks at hormel, making america the global leader in canned meats.