Rise of Automobiles and American City Planning

Peter Norton, history of technology professor at the University of Virginia, talked about “America’s love affair with the automobile,.” He… read more

Peter Norton, history of technology professor at the University of Virginia, talked about “America’s love affair with the automobile,.” He spoke about the impact of cars on American cities in the second half of the 20th century, including the destruction of neighborhoods for new highways, and a significant change in the character and structural density of downtowns to accommodate parking decks and surface lots. close

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  • Peter D. Norton Assistant Professor University of Virginia->Department of Science, Technology, and Society

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Rise of Automobiles and American City Planning

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Program ID:
317148-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 2014 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 03, 2016 | 5:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 22, 2014 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 23, 2014 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 02, 2014 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 9:16am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 1:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 9:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2016 | 1:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2016 | 5:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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