Will the current American crisis -- the Great Recession -- advance infrastructure?
Episode: The Crises
Eric Rauchway, professor of history at the University of California, Davis, makes the case that it was the Civil War set the stage for the Transcontinental Railroad; that it was the Great Depression that made possible the public works projects of the New Deal. But, will the current American crisis -- the Great Recession -- advance infrastructure again?
Episode Expires: Tue 01 Jan 2013
TV Rating: NR