23 – Route 66: The Mother Road, Part I

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23 – Route 66: The Mother Road, Part I

The birth of the Main Street of America—songwriter Bobby Troup tells the story of his 1946 hit Get Your Kicks on Route 66; Gladys Cutberth, aka Mrs. 66 and members of the old “66 Association” talk about the early years of the road. Mickey Mantle explains “If it hadn’t been for US 66 I wouldn’t have been a Yankee.” Stirling Silliphant, creator of the TV series “Route 66” talks about the program and its place in American folklore of the 60s.

23 – Route 66: The Mother Road, Part I
23 – Route 66: The Mother Road, Part I
The Kitchen Sisters Present