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New York, a documentary film. / Episode three, Sunshine and shadow

Author: Ric BurnsLisa AdesJames SandersDavid Ogden StiersSteeplechase Films Inc.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The third segment in an 8-part series chronicling the history of New York City from 1609 through 2003. Episode three: Covers the city during the period after the Civil War -- "the Gilded Age." From 1865 through 1898, the city grows at a staggering rate--demographically, geographically and financially--and takes on enormous challenges such as the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, and sees the rise of Tammany Hall and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Named Person: William Marcy Tweed; Alfred Emanuel Smith; Thomas A Edison; Jacob A Riis; Thomas A Edison; Jacob A Riis; Alfred Emanuel Smith; William Marcy Tweed
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; Lisa Ades; 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 Home Video.
OCLC Number: 60571279
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1999 as part of the PBS series the American experience.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires and Allen Moore ; edited by Li-Shin Yu ; narrated by David Ogden Stiers ; music, Brian Keane.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Sunshine and shadow
New York, a documentary film.
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns and James Sanders ; a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET, and the New-York Historical Society.

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The third segment in an 8-part series chronicling the history of New York City from 1609 through 2003. Episode three: Covers the city during the period after the Civil War -- "the Gilded Age." From 1865 through 1898, the city grows at a staggering rate--demographically, geographically and financially--and takes on enormous challenges such as the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, and sees the rise of Tammany Hall and Boss Tweed. By the end of the decade, New York has become home to the world's greatest concentration of wealth, and of poverty.

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