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A New Biography About Engineer John A. Roebling

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The accomplishments of 19th century engineer John A. Roebling outspan his renown for the Brooklyn Bridge and its predecessor, our own Roebling Suspension Bridge. There’s a new biography called Engineering America: The Life and Times of John A. Roebling, and our John Kiesewetter recently spoke with the author, Richard Haw.

John Kiesewetter joined the WVXU news team as a TV/Media blogger on July 1 2015, after nearly 30 years covering local and national broadcasting for The Cincinnati Enquirer. He’ll be posting news about Greater Cincinnati TV, radio and movies; updating your favorite former local TV/radio personalities or stars who grew up here; and breaking news about national TV, radio and media trends. You’ll also learn about Cincinnati’s rich broadcasting history.