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Title
The Great American Footrace
Contributing Organization
Vision Maker Media (Lincoln, Nebraska)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/508-sf2m61cj57
VMM Inventory #
2013-00236
Description
Facing scorching temperatures, 19-year-old Andy Payne, a small-town Cherokee boy, takes home the gold after winning a grueling 3,422-mile foot race designed to bring attention to the newly constructed Route 66 Highway. The race recounted in this Emmy-nominated film became one of the wildest promotion schemes in history, allowing Andy to win enough money to marry his girl and keep the family farm.
Asset type
Program
Creator
Bigbee, Dan, Producer
Shangreaux, Lilly, Producer
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
0:56:46
Citation
Chicago: “The Great American Footrace,” Vision Maker Media, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed September 20, 2017, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_508-sf2m61cj57.
MLA: “The Great American Footrace.” Vision Maker Media, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. September 20, 2017. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_508-sf2m61cj57>.
APA: The Great American Footrace. Boston, MA: Vision Maker Media, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_508-sf2m61cj57