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|| Narrator: Simon Winchester.
|| For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum-Out of many, one"-has been featured on America's official government seals and stamped on its currency. But what unified a growing number of disparate states into the modern country we recognize today?Simon Winchester follows the footsteps of America's most crucial innovators, thinkers and explorers, from Lewis and Clark, to the builders of the first transcontinental railroad and the curmudgeonly civil engineer who oversaw the creation of more than three million miles of highway. Winchester travels across vast swaths of the American landscape, from Pittsburgh to Portland, Seattle to Anchorage and Truckee to Laramie, using the five classical elements-Wood, Earth, Water, Fire, and Metal...
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