Episode 18: The Longest Line on the Map: The United States, the Pan American Highway, and the Quest to Link the Americas

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Episode 18: The Longest Line on the Map: The United States, the Pan American Highway, and the Quest to Link the Americas

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Producer

Holly Baker

Description

This Knights Historycast podcast is brought to you by the University of Central Florida’s History Department.

In this socially distant interview, Dr. Robert Cassanello talks with Dr. Eric Rutkow in the Fall of 2020. Dr. Rutkow is UCF History professor and the author of “The Longest Line on the Map: The United States, the Pan-American Highway, and the Quest to Link the Americas".

Narrator

Holly Baker

Interviewer

Dr. Robert Cassanello

Interviewee

Dr. Eric Rutkow

Date Created

2020

Keywords

Eric Rutkow, Robert Cassanello, Holly Baker, UCF, University of Central Florida, The Longest Line on the Map, United States, Pan American Highway, the Quest to Link the Americas, Environmental Law, History, American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation, Tourism, Inter-American Relations, Railway, Pan American Railway, Transcontinental, Highway, Road Building, Panama Canal, Panama, Central America, Panama City, John F. Kennedy, Darien Gap, Transnational, Transnational Turn, Copper, Chile, Copper Mine, Mining, U.S. Government, Interwar Years, Language, Spanish, Oral History, Barack Obama, Foreign Relations, Twentieth Century, Costa Rica, Human Rights, Indigenous communities, dams, Latin America, Home Stay, Peru, Richard Nixon, Guatemala, History of Movement, Walls, Borders, Politics, Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Cuban Thaw, Cuba, Infrastructure, Theodore Roosevelt

Subjects

Eric Rutkow, Robert Cassanello, Holly Baker, UCF, University of Central Florida, The Longest Line on the Map, United States, Pan American Highway, the Quest to Link the Americas, Environmental Law, History, American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the Making of a Nation, Tourism, Inter-American Relations, Railway, Pan American Railway, Transcontinental, Highway, Road Building, Panama Canal, Panama, Central America, Panama City, John F. Kennedy, Darien Gap, Transnational, Transnational Turn, Copper, Chile, Copper Mine, Mining, U.S. Government, Interwar Years, Language, Spanish, Oral History, Barack Obama, Foreign Relations, Twentieth Century, Costa Rica, Human Rights, Indigenous communities, dams, Latin America, Home Stay, Peru, Richard Nixon, Guatemala, History of Movement, Walls, Borders, Politics, Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Cuban Thaw, Cuba, Infrastructure, Theodore Roosevelt

Length of Episode

20:02

Episode 18: The Longest Line on the Map: The United States, the Pan American Highway, and the Quest to Link the Americas


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