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The Listening Room
3:50 pm
Mon August 20, 2012

Climate Control: A History of Heating and Cooling

From: Backstory with the American History Guys:  Summer and movies go together like peaches and cream. And that association is not just the product of Hollywood marketing: movie theaters were among the first places to install central air conditioning. In the early decades of the 20th century, the public flocked to the movies to escape August heat waves, and the tradition has stuck.

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