This film by documentarian Ken Burns presents the history of the Statue of Liberty. The production traces the iconic American landmark back to its creation in the outskirts of Paris, where sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi meticulously designed the massive statue, which was eventually assembled on a large pedestal overlooking New York Harbor. Numerous cultural luminaries offer their thoughts on the inspiring national symbol, including writers James Baldwin and Arthur Miller.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.Learn more →