Freedom of the American Road

Henry Ford II introduces this film designed to encourage private citizens and communities to support road improvements and safety. Part of the… read more

Freedom of the American Road Henry Ford II introduces this film designed to encourage private citizens and communities to support road improvements and safety. Part of the lobbying campaign that culminated in legislation authorizing the Interstate Highway system in 1956, this film features the Bayshore Highway in the San Francisco Bay Area, congestion and parking relief in Pittsburgh, the development of Boston’s Route 128 around the city, a rural roads improvement initiative in North Carolina, and coordinated community efforts at safety education in St. Joseph, Missouri. close

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Freedom of the American Road

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Program ID:
432091-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2017 | 10:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 19, 2017 | 8:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 12, 2017 | 10:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2017 | 4:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2017 | 2:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2017 | 8:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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