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Highway Hearing (1956)

Short | 30 min | Short, History

A small town learns that it is to be bypassed by a new freeway that is due for construction. In a meeting attended by local government officials, town residents, state highway officials and politicians, a film-within-a-film on the 1956 ...See moreA small town learns that it is to be bypassed by a new freeway that is due for construction. In a meeting attended by local government officials, town residents, state highway officials and politicians, a film-within-a-film on the 1956 Federal Aid-Highway Act (which enabled financing and construction for the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways) is shown, and the residents become convinced of the importance and efficacy of this planned national expressway system. The film ends as it began, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new stretch of highway. Written by D. C. Miller See less
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Updated Dec 31, 1956

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1956 (United States)

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Diane Brewster
Helen Rathburn Helen Rathburn   See fewer
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James Chandler
Paul Jacobson Paul Jacobson   See fewer
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Russ Conway
Mayor Spencer Mayor Spencer   See fewer
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Francis De Sales
Henry Loomis Henry Loomis   See fewer
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Marcia Drewry
Woman Knitter Woman Knitter   See fewer
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Tom Greenway
Robert Harris Robert Harris   See fewer
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Vinton Hayworth
Jack Connor Jack Connor   See fewer
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Jack Mather
Ralph King Ralph King   See fewer
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Frank Wilcox
Gov. Theodore White Gov. Theodore White   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 30 votes