An exploration of the historic Lincoln Highway, the nation's first coast-to-coast highway, which runs from New York City to San Francisco and spans 14 states. Included: a Lincoln Highway Association National Conference in Evanston, Wy.; an Abraham Lincoln statue in Wyoming; an independent gas station in Nebraska; a Mexican restaurant in New Jersey. Also: septuagenarian motorcyclists on a cross-country journey.
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