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This eight-part, 16½-hour television event explores New York City's rich history as the premier laboratory of modern life. A sweeping narrative covering nearly 400 years and 400 square miles, it reveals a complex and dynamic city that has played an unparalleled role in shaping the nation and reflecting its ideals.

  1. Ric Burns

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. David Ogden Stiers

    David Ogden Stiers

    Narrator

    8 Episodes

  2. Kenneth Jackson

    Commentator

    8 Episodes

  3. Mike Wallace

    Mike Wallace

    Commentator

    8 Episodes

  4. John Steele Gordon

    Commentator

    8 Episodes

  5. Robert A.M. Stern

    Commentator

    8 Episodes

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New York: A Documentary Film

Season 1

1999 | 8 Episodes

Season 1 of New York: A Documentary Film premiered on November 14, 1999.

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New York: A Documentary Film
New York: A Documentary Film

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Type Documentary

Original Language English

Runtime 120m

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