Guest Host: Steve Roberts

Historian Stephen Ambrose’s new book "Nothing Like It In The World" celebrates the achievement of the men who built America’s first transcontinental railroad in the 1860’s. He joins guest host Steve Roberts to talk about the political, economic, and social forces that came together in the railway construction.

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  • Stephen Ambrose author and historian

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