In the News – Diane Rehm Interviews Professor Henry Petroski, Discusses America’s Crumbling Transportation Infrastructure

Posted: February 16, 2016 at 3:52 pm


Professor Henry Petroski

On Monday, February 15, 2016, Diane Rehm interviewed Henry Petroski, Professor of Civil Engineering and History at Duke University and author of To Engineer is Human: the Role of Failure in Successful Design, The Essential Engineer: Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems, and The Pencil: a History of Design and Circumstance, to discuss the current state of America’s transportation infrastructure and highlight the dangers and steps toward solutions. The full audio of the interview can be found here, care of NPR and WAMU.

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