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Title New York [videorecording] : a documentary film / a Steeplechase Films production ; directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades & Ric Burns ; written by Ric Burns & James Sanders.

Imprint [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2003]


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 GDL Central Library DVD    974.71 NEW  v.8    Available
Description 8 videodiscs (ca. 860 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "A Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET, and the New-York Historical Society."
Originally broadcast as as part of the PBS series the American experience in 1999.
Title from container.
Contents Episode 1. 1609-1825, The country and the city -- Episode 2. 1825-1865, Order and disorder -- Episode 3. 1865-1898, Sunshine and shadow -- Episode 4. 1898-1918, The power and the people -- Episode 5. 1919-1931, Cosmopolis -- Episode 6. 1929-1941, City of tomorrow -- Episode 7. 1945-present, The city and the world -- Episode 8. 1946-2003.
Performer Narrator: David Ogden Stiers; featured interviews with various personalities, including: Martin Scorsese, Senator Daniel Patrick Maynihan, Fran Lebowitz, Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, Former Mayor Ed Koch.
Summary This series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world.
System Details DVD.
Language Closed-captioned.
Awards Emmy Award: 2001, Outstanding Achievement in Non-fiction Programming; Picture Editing.
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce -- History.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Burns, Ric.
Ades, Lisa.
Sanders, James, 1955-
Stiers, David Ogden.
Steeplechase Films Inc.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
New-York Historical Society.
PBS Home Video.
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 078063635X
0780643143 (episode 8)
9780780643147 (episode 8)
Music No. B8579D PBS DVD Gold
B8580D--B8585D PBS DVD Gold

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