Video Details      

Highway Hearing (Part I)

Produced to garner support for the 1956 Federal Aid-Highway Act, the law that enabled the Interstate Highway system. After a small town learns that it is to be bypassed by a new freeway, highway officials and politicians help to convince residents that the freeway is actually in their interest. The film ends as it began, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new stretch of highway.                                              

Video Information
Year: 1956
Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways;Car culture: General;
Duration: 00:14:46
Color: No
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: n/a
Language: English
Sponsor: Dow Chemical Company
Contributing Organization: Internet Archive
Transcript Available: No

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2001
Digitizing Organization: Internet Archive

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