Taking a historic look at America’s past infrastructure bills

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President Joe Biden signs the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act” during an event on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Walter Licht, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain how President Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill compares to other infrastructure bills in the past.

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