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New York, a documentary film. [Episode 8, Part 1], The center of the world, 1946-2003

Author: Ric BurnsSteve RivoJames SandersDavid Ogden StiersSteeplechase Films Inc.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2004]
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material   Computer File : English
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The first part of this final chapter of the series provides a powerful portrait of the events leading up to and following September 11, 2001. To understand the impact of 9/11, episode eight reaches back to when the idea of a "world trade center" was first conceived and the towers were constructed. You'll then explore the physical, economic, and symbolic aftermath of the attack--and what Americans can learn from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; Steve Rivo; James Sanders; David Ogden Stiers; Steeplechase Films Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); New-York Historical Society.; PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123419255
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2001.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Juliana Parroni ; original music, Brian Keane.
Performer(s): Narrator: David Ogden Stiers.
Description: 1 streaming video file (99 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sound, color and black and white
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent).
Other Titles: New York, a documentary film: The center of the world, 1946-2003
Center of the world
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET New York, New York Historical Society ; produced by Steve Rivo and Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns and James Sanders ; director, Ric Burns.

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The first part of this final chapter of the series provides a powerful portrait of the events leading up to and following September 11, 2001. To understand the impact of 9/11, episode eight reaches back to when the idea of a "world trade center" was first conceived and the towers were constructed. You'll then explore the physical, economic, and symbolic aftermath of the attack--and what Americans can learn from the recovery effort.

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