The Blue Ridge Parkway: A Long & Winding Road

A historical documentary concerning the most visited segment of the National Park Service. It explores the impact on people along the route and the conflicts inherent in building the 469-mile Parkway. The documentary also makes public, for the first time, a secret deal between FDR and a powerful congressman that was a stunning New Deal political tradeoff.

Airs on WXXI-TV May 4, 2018 at 4:00 am (1 hour program)


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