On May 10, 1869, workers drove the so-called “golden spike”spike through railroad ties joining the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad. Saturday evening on The American Sound, hear American composer George Antheil’s “Golden Spike,” inspired by America’s transcontinental railroad.
Columbus in the Footsteps of Lincoln Center
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Christopher Purdy and Nannette Maciejunes talk about how the Lincoln Center in New York is trying to reach out to its audiences through education – not unlike how Columbus is trying to reach its audience.