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American Experience; New York: The City And The World


Episode 7, Reel 1 of 2, Green label master

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American Experience
New York: The City And The World
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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

Episode seven examines the great African-American migration and Puerto Rican immigration of the '40s, '50s, and '60s, the beginnings of white flight and suburbanization, the social and fiscal crises of the '60s and '70s, and New York's miraculous revival in the last quarter-century.



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Chicago: “American Experience; New York: The City And The World,” 08/17/2001, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 16, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B84C22D7948D4E1F89089233C7A0B15A.
MLA: “American Experience; New York: The City And The World.” 08/17/2001. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 16, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B84C22D7948D4E1F89089233C7A0B15A>.
APA: American Experience; New York: The City And The World. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B84C22D7948D4E1F89089233C7A0B15A
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