How Cap’n Crunch Gave the World the iPhone and the Surprisingly Heated Debate Over His Rank

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Pamela Low: http://unhmagazine.unh.edu/sp02/pamlow.html

Bob Reinhart: https://www.thomasumstattd.com/2008/11/bob-reinhart-inventor-of-captain-crunch-dies-at-age-84/

Jay Ward: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Ward

Mr. Breakfast on the Cap’n: https://www.mrbreakfast.com/cereal_detail.asp?id=53

Naval history: https://www.navyhistory.org/2015/11/capn-crunch-navy-history/

U.S. Navy ranks: https://www.navy.mil/navydata/ranks/officers/o-rank.html

Navy spokesperson on Crunch controversy: https://foreignpolicy.com/2013/06/19/navy-responds-to-crunch-scandal/

NCIS to investigate Crunch: https://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/06/19/u-s-navy-no-record-of-capn-crunch-service/

Death of Jean LaFoote: https://www.sbnation.com/2015/5/4/8547709/the-dark-twitter-story-of-capn-crunch-his-dog-and-a-pirate-that

Cap’n responds to criticism: https://www.today.com/food/cap-n-crunch-s-real-name-revealed-t113881

Impersonating an officer: https://www.bileckilawgroup.com/court-martial-defense/articles-of-the-ucmj/article-106-impersonation/

Stolen valor: https://tingenwilliams.com/2018/fake-military-background/27762

Part of a uniform still illegal: https://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=granuleid:USC-prelim-title10-section771&num=0&edition=prelim

Cereal mascot eye contact with children: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0013916514528793

Jean LaFoote’s Cinnamon Crunch: https://www.mrbreakfast.com/cereal_detail.asp?id=431

Jean Lafitte: http://www.npshistory.com/brochures/jela/history-mystery.pdf

The Art of the Advertising Character: https://books.google.com/books?id=FQ8pRrbJpdYC&lpg=PA17&ots=abCU95BbTL&d

Crunch Whistles and hackers: https://telephone-museum.org/telephone-collections/capn-crunch-bosun-whistle/

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