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

Contributor(s): Burns, Ric | Ades, Lisa | Sanders, James, 1955- | Stiers, David Ogden | New-York Historical Society | Steeplechase Films Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: New York : New-York Historical Society, [2004]Description: 1 videodisc (23 minutes) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Uniform titles: Alexander Hamilton, the man who made modern America. | New York (Television program) | American experience (Television program) Subject(s): Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 | Statesmen -- United States -- Biography | New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1775-1865 | New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce -- HistoryGenre/Form: Documentary television programs. | Nonfiction television programs. | Biographical television programs. | Historical television programs.
Contents:
Coming to New York -- After the revolution -- City breathes free -- The first Secretary of the Treasury -- Negotiating for the capital -- The emerging financial center -- Retiring to private life.
Production Credits: Narrated by David Ogden Stiers.
Summary: "Alexander Hamilton is the Founder who shaped our world - modern America - perhaps more than any of his contemporaries. Ric Burns's epic series for PBS, New York: A Documentary Film, tells the story of Hamilton - a man who shaped the city's and the country's foundation. To commemorate the New-York Historical Society's ambitious exhibition on Hamilton, Ric Burns and PBS are making this excerpt from New York available to educators across the country."--Container.
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Non-fiction A DVD BIO HAM (Browse shelf) Available Contribution of The Livoti Family Children's Media Collection 34258000196299
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Fragment of the "The country and the city," an episode of the television miniseries New York, a documentary film, originally broadcast in 1999 as part of the PBS series The American experience.

Coming to New York -- After the revolution -- City breathes free -- The first Secretary of the Treasury -- Negotiating for the capital -- The emerging financial center -- Retiring to private life.

Narrated by David Ogden Stiers.

"Alexander Hamilton is the Founder who shaped our world - modern America - perhaps more than any of his contemporaries. Ric Burns's epic series for PBS, New York: A Documentary Film, tells the story of Hamilton - a man who shaped the city's and the country's foundation. To commemorate the New-York Historical Society's ambitious exhibition on Hamilton, Ric Burns and PBS are making this excerpt from New York available to educators across the country."--Container.

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A contribution of the Livoti Family Children’s Media Collection.

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