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President Eisenhower signs the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1954 on May 6, 1954. Watching are (left to right) Senator William F. Knowland (R-CA), Representative George A. Dondero (R-MI), Rep. Clifford Davis (D-TN), Senator Francis Case (SD), Rep. Homer D. Angell (R-OR), Senator Edward Martin (R-PA), and Rep. J. Harry McGregor (R-OH). On the fringe at far right is Rep. George H. Fallon (D-MD), who would play a key role in making the President's vision a reality in 1956. (Courtesy Dwight Eisenhower Library).

President Eisenhower signs the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1954 on May 6, 1954. Watching are (left to right) Senator William F. Knowland (R-CA), Representative George A. Dondero (R-MI), Rep. Clifford Davis (D-TN), Senator Francis Case (SD), Rep. Homer D. Angell (R-OR), Senator Edward Martin (R-PA), and Rep. J. Harry McGregor (R-OH). On the fringe at far right is Rep. George H. Fallon (D-MD), who would play a key role in making the President's vision a reality in 1956. (Courtesy Dwight Eisenhower Library).


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