As the 19th century came to a close, America’s big cities worked out how to move people quickly and efficiently. Author Doug Most tells the story of mass transit in his book The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry that Built America’s First Subway.
Then, Bob talks to author Nicole Mones about black musicians in the Chinese jazz age and her latest novel, Night In Shanghai. [Broadcast Date: March 12, 2014]
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