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A New Biography About Engineer John A. Roebling


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.