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The Biltmore Estate & Downton Abbey

Clip | 7m 45s

The Masterpiece series Downton Abbey has become the most popular television series in public broadcasting history. This popularity has led to an interest in the time period & now visitors to the Biltmore home can't help but compare the fictional Downton to the history of the Vanderbilt family. Heather Burgiss takes us to Asheville for a look at the uncanny similarities between fiction & realty.

Aired: 02/20/14

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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