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Taken for a Ride

Publication Date:

August 1, 1996


This is an excerpt from the script of a 55-minute film called Taken for a Ride, which documents the intentional destruction of steel-rail trolley systems in 83 American cities during the period 1920-1970 by General Motors, Standard Oil of California, Phillips Petroleum, Firestone Tire, and Mack Truck. Includes details about where to acquire this astonishing and important film.


Taken for a Ride, (PDF, 178 KB)

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