Host Geoffrey Baer at Dulles Airport, in front of the terminal designed by Eero Saarinen. (PHOTO: PBS)A state capitol that Thomas Jefferson designed to resemble a Roman temple, the home of Henry Ford’s first assembly line, the first indoor regional shopping mall, an airport with a swooping concrete roof that seems to float on air — these are among the buildings surveyed in this cross-country journey to 10 influential works of American architecture. Meet the daring architects who imagined them and learn the shocking, funny and even sad stories of how they came to be. They changed the way we live, work, worship, learn, shop and play. Geoffrey Baer hosts.
10 Buildings That Changed America, Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS 6.