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The Golden Gate Bridge at 75


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Della Huff/GGBridge Highway and Transportation District
Della Huff/GGBridge Highway and Transportation District

On opening day in 1937, the San Francisco Chronicle referred to the Golden Gate Bridge as "a $35 million steel harp." But through the years, the engineering marvel has grown into the Bay Area's shining symbol and signature landmark. We look back at the history of the span and discuss its architectural significance.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Kevin Starr, professor of history at the University of Southern California and author of "Golden Gate: The Life and Times of America's Greatest Bridge"
  • Mary Currie, public affairs director for the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District

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