4 episodes

A deeper look at urban histories. This season, we'll be unpacking the coming and going of Washington residents by exploring the history of the city's many forms of transportation. Join us as we uncover the stories and dramas of DC's rivers, streetcars, highways and airports.

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    • Society & Culture

A deeper look at urban histories. This season, we'll be unpacking the coming and going of Washington residents by exploring the history of the city's many forms of transportation. Join us as we uncover the stories and dramas of DC's rivers, streetcars, highways and airports.

    004 National Airport

    004 National Airport

    Examine the dramatic history of National Airport and highlight the hard work of President Roosevelt that made the airport possible.

    • 18 min
    003 The Three Sisters Bridge

    003 The Three Sisters Bridge

    In the third episode of Then Again, we take a ride on D.C.’s highways and explore the story of the cursed Three Sisters Bridge project.

    • 17 min
    002 Streetcars

    002 Streetcars

    In the second episode of Then Again, we’re uncovering the history of D.C. streetcars and examining the electric railway that once took Washingtonians all the way to the Chesapeake Bay.

    • 14 min
    001 Steamboats

    001 Steamboats

    In this premier episode of Then Again, we explore Washington's once booming steamboat excursion industry and speak with author Patsy Mose Fletcher about its history of segregation.

    • 15 min

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