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This Week On Metro Connection: Throwbacks

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Group of gum vendors and news-boys, Pennsylvania Avenue and 7th Sts in 1912.
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Group of gum vendors and news-boys, Pennsylvania Avenue and 7th Sts in 1912.

We'll press rewind and whiz back in time to Washington's days of yore. We'll hit the streets of Baltimore with vendors who sell produce from horse-drawn carriages, and we'll swing by a gathering of self-described antique radio "geeks." Plus, we'll visit a Maryland polka hall whose days are numbered, and we'll dish about restaurants that delighted D.C. diners in decades past.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Ridin' Around In The Rain" by Eddie Stone, Isham Jones & his Orchestra ]

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