10 That Changed America

10 Streets That Changed America

A whirlwind tour of 10 streets that change the way we get around: from Broadway in New York and Wilshire in Los Angeles, to the Boston Post Road and the Lincoln Highway. Find out which 10 streets made the list.

10 Streets That Changed America

54m 57s

A whirlwind tour of 10 streets that change the way we get around: from Broadway in New York and Wilshire in Los Angeles, to the Boston Post Road and the Lincoln Highway. Find out which 10 streets made the list.

Previews + Extras

  • Web Extra: Segregation on Streetcars: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Web Extra: Segregation on Streetcars

    S2 E1 - 3m 25s

    Richard Campanella, professor of architecture and geography at Tulane University, talks about segregation in New Orleans, and how “separate but equal” accommodations came to be institutionalized.

  • Web Extra: Van Buren vs. Horse: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Web Extra: Van Buren vs. Horse

    S2 E1 - 1m 16s

    Road historian Dan Marriott recounts the story of a gaffe for the ages, in which former President Martin Van Buren fell from his horse-drawn carriage in Indiana, delighting supporters of the National Road. During his presidency, Van Buren had opposed appropriations for the highway.

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