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American Experience; New York: The Center Of The World

08/07/2003

Episode 8, The Center of the World, TAPE 1 of 2


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Series
American Experience
Program
New York: The Center Of The World
Program Number

1601C1

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

The eighth episode of the award-winning series "New York: A Documentary Film," directed by Ric Burns, examines the rise and fall of the World Trade Center - from its conception in the post-World War II economic boom, through its controversial construction in the 1960s and 1970s, to its tragic demise in the fall of 2001 and the extraordinary response of the city in its aftermath.

Duration

01:36:57

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; New York: The Center Of The World,” 08/07/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7BFC1DABAEAC4950A533CDF9E0678F10.
MLA: “American Experience; New York: The Center Of The World.” 08/07/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7BFC1DABAEAC4950A533CDF9E0678F10>.
APA: American Experience; New York: The Center Of The World. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7BFC1DABAEAC4950A533CDF9E0678F10
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