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'Wedding of the Waters': Building the Erie Canal

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'Wedding of the Waters': Building the Erie Canal

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'Wedding of the Waters': Building the Erie Canal

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Robert Siegel talks with Peter Bernstein, author of Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation, about the building of the canal and its impact on America, east and west.

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The Erie Canal And The Making Of A Great Nation

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