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Episode 1, Season 1<br> The Statue of Liberty

Season 1 Episode 1

About the Episode

For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and refuge for generations of immigrants. In this compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of America’s premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring archival photographs, readings from diaries, letters and newspapers of the day the story of the monument is told

Aired: 10/27/85 | Expires: | Runtime: 55m 00s