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New York, a documentary film. Episode seven, The city and the world [videorecording] /
a Steeplechase Films production in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York, New York Historical Society ; produced by Steve Rivo & Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns & James Sanders ; director, Ric Burns.
imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2004.
description
1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
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imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2004.
publisher #
88581
credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Juliana Parroni ; original music, Brian Keane.
general note
Originally broadcast in 2001 as a segment on the PBS series the American experience.
performer
Narrator: David Ogden Stiers.
abstract
The seventh segment in an 8-part series chronicling the history of New York City from 1609 through 2003. Episode seven: Chronicles the history of New York from the end of World War II to the present. Explores the complexities of the city and the physical, social and cultural change in the years following the war. The episode treats the great African American and Puerto Rican in-migrations; the beginnings of white flight and suburbanization and the massive physical changes wrought by highways and urban renewal.
language note
Closed-captioned.
catalogue key
6992385
technical details
DVD.

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