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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

The Rise and Fall of Penn Station

  • Aired: 02/18/2014
  • 51:46
  • Rating: NR
Just 53 years after the station’s opening, the monumental building that was supposed to last forever, to herald and represent the American Empire, was slated to be destroyed.
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