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Autry Museum showcases the history and legacy of Route 66

by AirTalk

Road sign, “66,” circa 1960s. Collection of Steve Rider

There is no road in America quite like Route 66. The highway winds its way from Chicago to Los Angeles and captures an iconic piece of American history.

A new exhibit at The Autry museum, “Route 66: The Road and Romance,” explores the rise and fall of Route 66 and its powerful symbolism in American identity.

The exhibit opens on Sunday, June 8 and will run through January 4, 2015. Larry joins The Autry museum curator, Jeffrey Richardson with a preview of the show.

Guest:

Jeffrey Richardson, museum curator, The Autry

Ben Fitzsimmons, Senior Manager, Programs and Public Events at Autry National Center

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