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Title: " Wave from the Atlantic, A "
At the turn of the 20th century, huge waves of immigration confirmed America's multicultural character forever. The pioneering photographer Jacob Riis and the socially conscious Ashcan School of painters used journalistic techniques to record both the squalor and the vibrancy of urban tenements. If westward expansion had been the predominant story of the 19th century, it was now a question of building upward. As skyscrapers were nearing completion, symbolizing the unparalleled self-confidence of the 1920s,, American was rocked by events on Wall Street.
Production Date: 1997
Length: 60 minutes
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Series Title: AMERICAN VISIONS