Doug Most: "The Race Underground: Boston, New York, And The Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway"
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Diane and her guest discuss the rivalry between Boston and New York to build America's first subway. It was a competition that played out in an era not unlike our own: one filled with economic upheaval, job losses, bitter political tensions, and the question of America's place in the world.
deputy managing editor for features, The Boston Globe.
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Excerpted from "The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway" by Doug Most. Copyright © 2014 by Doug Most. Excerpted by permission of St. Martin's Press. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.