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Classical Notes: July 11, 2011 Archive

The Short Version: Tour

Posted at 12:55 PM on July 11, 2011 by Bill Morelock
Filed under: The Short Version

When it started more than a hundred years ago it measured less than 500 kilometers. Today, it's more than 3600 kilometers (and three weeks) long. A "cinematographe," or two, from the early days of the Tour.