D.C. Metro Subway System Opens For First Riders Washington, D.C. residents line up to ride Washington's "newest toy": the Metro subway system.
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Washington, D.C. Metro Opens Its New Subway System To Riders

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Washington, D.C. Metro Opens Its New Subway System To Riders

Washington, D.C. Metro Opens Its New Subway System To Riders

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Washington, D.C. residents line up to ride Washington's "newest toy": the Metro subway system.

This story originally aired on All Things Considered on March 29, 1976.

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