Virginia Professor on Lessons to Be Learned from the 1956 Highway Act

UVA Today reports that the university is engaged in a project to “provide nonpartisan, history-based insight into major issues facing the next president during his first year in office.” It features a Q and A with Peter Norton, an associate professor of history, who has written an essay explaining “what Americans can learn from the triumphs and shortcomings of the Federal Highway Act of 1956.”