Give Yourself the Green Light

This 1954 General Motors film encourages citizens to support programs to improve roads and highways. The film begins by depicting traffic… read more

Give Yourself the Green Light This 1954 General Motors film encourages citizens to support programs to improve roads and highways. The film begins by depicting traffic jams, unsafe roads, and city congestion, then documents the results of a nationwide General Motors contest seeking road system ideas. Infrastructure advocacy, such as this film, helped result in the passage of the $25 billion Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956. close

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Give Yourself the Green Light

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Program ID:
432090-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2017 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2017 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 12, 2017 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2017 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2017 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2017 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3