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#Route66onthe6th “International Route 66 Roundtable”
June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join David Clark for the June 6th edition of #Route66onthe6th, “International Route 66 Roundtable” This month it is once again FREE to register!
Back in the 1980s, after Route 66 was decommissioned as an official US Highway, traffic on the old road disappeared. Many businesses along the way had to close their doors, but those that were able to hold on did so thanks in large part to international travelers. Today, it is estimated that 40% of the tourist traffic on 66 is from outside of the US. The panelists on our Route 66 Roundtable will talk about the Mother Road from an international perspective!
In addition, I will look at some cultural assets in Chicago that have an international origin, and I will take a cinematic look back to 1987, when an international film crew paid a visit to an iconic stretch of 66.