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Title New York, a documentary film. Episode four: 1898-1918, The power and the people [videorecording] / a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience in association with WGBH Boston, Thirteen/WNET, and the New-York Historical Society ; director, Ric Burns ; producers, Lisa Ades, Ric Burns ; writers, Ric Burns, James Sanders.
Publication [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2004]
Distribution Hollywood, CA : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment
Copyright date ©2004
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical surround Dolby
video file region 1
Call # DVD 974.71 N
System Req DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby surround, stereo.
Note Closed captioned.
Videodisc release of the 1999 television broadcast as part of the PBS series The American experience.
Title from disc.
Full screen presentation.
Special features included.
Performer Narrator, David Ogden Stiers.
Credits Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Edward Barteski ; music, Brian Keane.
Summary This covers the years from 1898 through 1918 showing how New York's industry drew in people from all over the world, and how these immigrants transformed the city physically, culturally and finally politically. Looks also at the construction of the subway system, Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal and the skyscrapers on Wall Street. The episode ends with the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and the reform legislation passed in its aftermath.
Audience Not rated.
Subject New York (N.Y.) -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898-1951.
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1898-1951.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce -- History.
Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944.
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union -- History.
Woolworth Building (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- History.
Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Triangle Shirtwaist Company.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.
Working class -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Stock exchanges -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Subways -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Skyscrapers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Grand Central Terminal (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Wall Street (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Addl. 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.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Alt Title Power and the people
Addl. Title New York (Television program)
American experience (Television program)
ISBN 1415702462 (episode 4) :
9781415702468 (episode 4) :
Standard # 841887051286

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