By Way of Wagon Wheels

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This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Re-enactment of George Washington's ride across unreliable roads through New England to visit states that had ratified the new Constitution, which trip resulted in an effort to improve the roads.

Alan Feinstein - the Narrator
Phil Dixon - Silas
Alfred Israel - George Washington
Henry Lewis - Colonel Shaw
Marvin Laskowitz and Frank Dayuto - Sound and Music
Carol Coffey - Production Assistant
Kenneth H. Dunshee - Writer
L. Porter Moore - Series Consultant

Presented under the auspices of the Greater New York Civic Center Committee of the Downtown Manhattan Association, the Department of Commerce of the City of New York, and the New York Journal American, and is produced by the Municipal Broadcasting System. Heard three times weekly on the New York City Board of Education Station WNYE-FM. Rebroadcast in the City's classrooms.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 68901
Municipal archives id: LT264