BOSTON (November 30, 2006)--WGBH Boston Video will debut two documentaries from the acclaimed American Experience series for the first time on DVD.
New York Underground: Building the Country's Largest Subway System
New York Underground tells the story of how the longest, most sophisticated electric subway in the world was built. Its construction, begun in 1900, would change New York City forever, expanding its boundaries beyond a two-mile, densely populated stretch of lower Manhattan to encompass the countryside to the north and boroughs to the east.
Interviews with experts on nineteenth-century technology and New York social history recreate a sense of city life...
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