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New York: A Documentary Film

In New York: A Documentary Film, Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 years later. Told in a sentimental tone, Burns weaves a lyrical tale of the great metropolis that encompasses not only the city's streets, but also that of the history of America. Though around fourteen hours in length, this epic documentary presents a thoughtful, entertaining look at our relatively young country.

Show Info

Network: United States PBS (1999 - 2003)
Default Runtime: 120 minutes
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes

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Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x08: The Center of the World (1946-2003)Sep 8, 2003
1x07: The City and the World (1945-2000)Oct 1, 2001
1x06: City of Tomorrow (1929-1941)Sep 30, 2001
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