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Geoffrey Baer takes a look at different places that changed the way Americans live, work and play.10 That Changed America is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on April 5, 2016.

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Tuesday 8:00 PM et/pt
2 Seasons, 7 Episodes
April 5, 2016
Documentary & Biography
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  • It's a whirlwind tour of 10 engineering feats that made our civilization possible. 10 Modern Marvels that Changed America is a show about engineers who've scoffed at the laws of nature. They've defied the naysayers -- and sometimes even gravity -- by undertaking amazing feats of engineering. Each story in this episode includes a fun physics lesson and a tale of human folly.

  • It's a whirlwind tour of 10 wholly-original American monuments, and the historical moments that inspired them. We'll visit little-known locations like the Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial, a sculptural masterpiece dedicated to one of the first African-American units to serve in the Civil War; and we'll explore the surprising stories behind American favorites like the Statue of Liberty, which was devised as a propaganda piece by French republican politicians.

  • It's a whirlwind tour of 10 streets that change the way we get around. 10 Streets that Changed America begins and ends on Broadway in New York. We'll trace the street's 400-year evolution: from Native American road, to Dutch trading route, to the home of America's earliest public transit, to an electrically-lighted theater district known as the "Great White Way." At the end of program we'll see how Broadway has become the poster child for the "complete streets" movement, in which automobiles take a back seat to more sustainable forms of transit.

  • Survey 10 works of American architecture that changed the way we live.

  • 10 Parks that Changed America tells the story of 10 visionaries who took open canvases of God-forsaken land, and transformed them into serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life. From the elegant squares of Savannah, Georgia, to a park built over a freeway in Seattle, to the more recent High Line in New York, each story introduces the heroes who brought these parks to life, and the villains who preferred to exploit the land for private enterprise.

  • 10 Homes that Changed America highlights 10 architecturally adventuresome dwellings, which provided Americans with more than just a "roof over their heads" - these homes elevated living to an art form. Meet the talented architects who brought these buildings to life, along with their often-eccentric clients, and the lucky individuals who live in these historic homes today. A primer in domestic architecture, 10 Homes will also offer a lesson in the history of American domestic life, as the evolving design of these homes over time reveals Americans' changing relationship with nature, technology, and each other.