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Location: Washington, USA       Length: 14 min.

This film features the life of Lacey V. Murrow, who was the Director of Highways for the State of Washington from 1933 to 1940, throughout most of the Depression years.  The brother of broadcaster Edward R. Murrow, Lacey Murrow is best known for his accomplishment of building the historic Lake Washington Floating Bridge.  After Murrow died in 1966, the Washington State Legislature passed a resolution urging the Highway Commission to rename the first Lake Washington Floating Bridge in Murrow's honor.

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Produced in 2013 by Washington State Department of Transportation

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