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The City and the World (1945-2000) 

Episode seven chronicles the history of New York from the end of the Second World War to the present, exploring the complexities of the modern city and the turbulent years of physical, ... See full summary »

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Ric Burns
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Episode credited cast:
Bella Abzug Bella Abzug ... Herself - Commentator
Marshall Berman Marshall Berman ... Herself - Commentator
Philip Bosco ... (voice)
Calvin O. Butts III Calvin O. Butts III ... Himself - Commentator
Robert A. Caro Robert A. Caro ... Himself - Commentator
Keith David ... (voice)
Joshua Freeman Joshua Freeman ... Himself - Commentator
Paul Giamatti ... (voice)
Brendan Gill Brendan Gill ... Himself - Commentator
Allen Ginsberg ... Himself - Commentator
Rudy Giuliani ... Himself - Commentator
Frances Golden Frances Golden ... Herself - Commentator
John Steele Gordon John Steele Gordon ... Himself - Commentator
Spalding Gray ... (voice)
Cheryl Greenberg Cheryl Greenberg ... Herself - Commentator
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Episode seven chronicles the history of New York from the end of the Second World War to the present, exploring the complexities of the modern city and the turbulent years of physical, social and cultural change in the decades following the war.

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September 2001 (USA) See more »

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This episode was to conclude the documentary series and aired the week before the attacks on the World Trade Center. After the attacks, Ric Burns made "The Center of the World" as the series finale. See more »

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