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PBS NewsHour | As Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75, Its History Is Revised | PBS

Duration: 08:53
Program: PBS NewsHour #10334
Broadcast Date: May. 23, 2012

The Golden Gate Bridge opened to traffic on May 27, 1937. This weekend, 75 years later, San Francisco plans to celebrate while honoring the engineer whose contributions to the design were purposefully obliterated: Charles Ellis. Spencer Michels delves into Ellis' story, and into the man who did get the credit -- Joseph Strauss.

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Post Date: May 23, 2012