In-Person Americana: Freedomland USA with Mike Virgintino, Journalist, Author

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Freedomland USA was a theme park, in the Bronx, dedicated to American history. Through personal and newspaper accounts, interviews and exclusive photos, journalist and author Michael Virgintino presents the definitive history of Freedomland U.S.A. Hear about the people behind its creation, the executives, entertainers and sponsors who kept it running. Take an in-depth look at each of its historically themed attractions and an analysis of the park's inevitable bankruptcy in 1964.


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