10 That Changed America

Web Extra: How A Highway Paved the Way to Opportunities

Clip: Season 2 Episode 1 | 3m 17s  | Video has closed captioning.

When it opened in the early twentieth century, the Lincoln Highway gave women and people of color unprecedented freedom to travel on the open road.

Aired: 07/10/18

Rating: TV-G

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10 that Changed America is made possible, in part, by The Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation. Major funding is also provided by Joan and Robert Clifford, The Walter E. Heller Foundation, and other generous supporters.

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