Tuesday, April 3, 2018

An NHC Congressional Briefing on US Infrastructure

Because at some point it really will be Infrastructure Week.  The National History Center has announced a Congressional Briefing on the History of U.S. Infrastructure.  It will take place on May 4 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm, in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043:
While it is widely recognized that America's aging infrastructure needs a major overhaul, policymakers disagree about how to accomplish this task.  So how did the great infrastructure projects of the past get built? Three leading historians will explain how this happened and what it can teach us about infrastructure development.
The speakers will be Janet Bednarek, University of Dayton, and Peter Norton, University of VirginiaZachary Schrag, George Mason University, will moderate.