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Pullman: America's Hotel On Wheels

Pullman: America's Hotel on Wheels covers the inception of the Pullman railroad passenger car, the peak of travel by rail in the 1920s when 100,000 Americans bedded down each night nationwide in a Pullman sleeper, and the genius of founder George M. Pullman and his controversial planned city in the Chicago suburbs. The documentary additionally focuses on the lives, challenges, and opportunities of Pullman porters, a mostly African-American workforce, and their struggles that led to the creation of...
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  • program length: 59 minutes

Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 pm on 12.1


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