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he Great Subway Races of the 1960s
New York Transit Museum

A multimedia presentation by Manhattan Borough Historian Michael Miscione about the two most elaborate and audacious attempts to break the all-system NYC subway riding speed record in the 1960s. It will feature a recently videotaped interview with Peter Samson, the mastermind behind the attempts, and never before seen movie footage of one of the races.

Date: April 10, 2014
Time: 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

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