PBS North Carolina Presents

Merger: Making the Twin City

05/29/2013 | 56m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Merger: Making the Twin City tells how and why Forsyth County came to have two towns – Winston and Salem - so close together that they consolidated in 1913. The hour-long program looks at the origins of Salem and its theocratic governance; the establishment of Winston and its rise as an industrial center; early, failed efforts at consolidation; and the forces that made consolidation inevitable.

Aired: 05/29/13

Rating: NR

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