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Road to Prosperity Video

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Video Description

The U.S. Bureau of Public Road launched a public relations campaign in the early 1960s that included films such as "Road to Prosperity," which was intended to be shown to pro-highway groups, civic organizations, schools, and other interested parties. By focusing on how the program affected Kansas City, the 14-minute film highlighted the benefits the Bureau of Public Road believed the Nation would receive when the Interstate System was completed. Although amateurish in some respects, the film is an interesting period piece when seen with the hindsight available to viewers in the 21st century.

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