The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Inventing Niagara Falls Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/56301/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Find out how Niagara Falls went from being a small town with a big waterfall, to a major tourist attraction and even an environmental disaster. Ginger Strand’s new book is Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies.