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New York, 1946-2003 : The Center of the World

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2003.
Series: New York (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This chapter of the acclaimed series New York: A Documentary Film provides a powerful portrait of the events leading up to and following the 2001 terrorist attacks on September 11, reaching back to when the idea of a "world trade center" was first conceived and the towers were constructed. Filmmaker Ric Burns explores the physical, economic, and symbolic aftermath of the 9/11 attack - and what Americans can learn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2003
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 773479073
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2011.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (180 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: New York's 400 Year March to the Center of the World (3:13) --
Everyone has a New York in their heads (0:53) --
Artistic Perspective (2:08) --
Symbol of Modernity (2:07) --
Twin Towers - Last of their Kind (2:23) --
Moonshot of Structural Engineering (3:30) --
The Last Great Project (2:14) --
Saving Lower Manhattan (3:03) --
Rockefeller's Motivation (2:21) --
Downtown Lower Manhattan Association (3:43) --
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (4:58) --
Nelson Rockefeller (1:29) --
Violating the First Law of Economics (1:29) --
Aesthetic Impression of the Twin Towers (1:49) --
Resistance from New Jersey (3:47) --
Biggest Building Project Since the Egyptian Pyramids (5:30) --
Architect Minoru Yamasaki (3:39) --
Final World Trade Center Design (2:55) --
Reaction to the Final Design (2:05) --
'The Buildings You Loved to Hate' (3:49) --
Urban Renewal Formula of the 1960s (2:59) --
'King of Cortlandt Street' (3:49) --
Leveling Cortlandt Street (1:32) --
Quote from Ada Louise Huxtable, Architecture Critic (0:40) --
'What I Had Now in My Chest Was a Dream' (1:41) --
Genius of the Twin Towers (2:44) --
August 5th, 1966 - Work Begins (0:47) --
Conquering the Wind (4:41) --
Public Relations (0:59) --
Construction of the Twin Towers (2:17) --
Unprecedented Safety Check (2:41) --
Vietnam (2:16) --
December 23rd, 1970 - Completion (3:10) --
Resisting Vitality (3:27) --
Tenants of the World Trade Center (1:00) --
New York's Descent (1:59) --
Austin Tobin's Last Visit (2:55)
Series Title: New York (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: New York (Television program)
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

Abstract:

This chapter of the acclaimed series New York: A Documentary Film provides a powerful portrait of the events leading up to and following the 2001 terrorist attacks on September 11, reaching back to when the idea of a "world trade center" was first conceived and the towers were constructed. Filmmaker Ric Burns explores the physical, economic, and symbolic aftermath of the 9/11 attack - and what Americans can learn from the recovery effort.

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