Extras

Video thumbnail: American Experience Trailer | Emma Goldman

American Experience

Trailer | Emma Goldman

For nearly half a century, Emma Goldman was the most controversial woman in America.

Trailer | Emma Goldman

Video thumbnail: American Experience Leslie Robertson, Engineer

American Experience

Leslie Robertson, Engineer

Engineer Leslie Robertson discusses architectural aspects of the World Trade Center.

Leslie Robertson, Engineer

Video thumbnail: American Experience Camilo Jose Vergara, Photographer

American Experience

Camilo Jose Vergara, Photographer

Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara discusses the visual impact of the World Trade Center.

Camilo Jose Vergara, Photographer

Video thumbnail: American Experience Philippe Petit, High Wire Artist

American Experience

Philippe Petit, High Wire Artist

High wire artist Philippe Petit discusses his walk between the Twin Towers.

Philippe Petit, High Wire Artist

Video thumbnail: American Experience William Langewiesche, Journalist

American Experience

William Langewiesche, Journalist

Journalist William Langewiesche tells the story of one 9/11 survivor.

William Langewiesche, Journalist

Video thumbnail: American Experience Ada Louise Huxtable, Architecture Critic

American Experience

Ada Louise Huxtable, Architecture Critic

Architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable discusses the options for building at Ground Zero.

Ada Louise Huxtable, Architecture Critic

Video thumbnail: American Experience Niall Ferguson, Historian

American Experience

Niall Ferguson, Historian

Historian Niall Ferguson talks about globalization and 9/11.

Niall Ferguson, Historian

Video thumbnail: American Experience Ed Koch, New York City Mayor, 1978-1989

American Experience

Ed Koch, New York City Mayor, 1978-1989

Three-term mayor of New York City Ed Koch describes a moment on September 11, 2002.

Ed Koch, New York City Mayor, 1978-1989

Video thumbnail: American Experience World Trade Center Construction Footage

American Experience

World Trade Center Construction Footage

This film (1983) features original footage of the towers under construction.

World Trade Center Construction Footage

Video thumbnail: American Experience Mike Wallace, Historian

American Experience

Mike Wallace, Historian

Mike Wallace discusses the implications of a World Trade Center in New York City.

Mike Wallace, Historian

Video thumbnail: American Experience Pete Hamill, Writer

American Experience

Pete Hamill, Writer

Writer Pete Hamill talks about New York before, during, and after construction of the WTC.

Pete Hamill, Writer

Video thumbnail: American Experience Carol Willis, Architectural Historian

American Experience

Carol Willis, Architectural Historian

An interview with architectural historian Carol Willis for New York: Center of the World.

Carol Willis, Architectural Historian

Video thumbnail: American Experience Golden Gate Bridge: Doing the Math

American Experience

Golden Gate Bridge: Doing the Math

Ellis computed dozens of factors and completed the bridge's overall design in four months.

Golden Gate Bridge: Doing the Math

Video thumbnail: American Experience Spinning the Cables

American Experience

Spinning the Cables

The most impressive innovation was the technique used to construct the bridge's cables.

Spinning the Cables

Video thumbnail: American Experience Beginning Construction on the Golden Gate Bridge

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Beginning Construction on the Golden Gate Bridge

Construction began in January 1933. Workers excavated 3 1/4 million cubic feet of dirt.

Beginning Construction on the Golden Gate Bridge

Video thumbnail: American Experience The Bridge's Design and Color

American Experience

The Bridge's Design and Color

Joseph Strauss hired Irving Morrow to design an architectural treatment for the bridge.

The Bridge's Design and Color

Video thumbnail: American Experience The Towers of Golden Gate Bridge

American Experience

The Towers of Golden Gate Bridge

The towers of the Golden Gate Bridge rise 745 feet into the air.

The Towers of Golden Gate Bridge

Video thumbnail: American Experience Building a Bridge in the Ocean

American Experience

Building a Bridge in the Ocean

The south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge was built over a thousand feet into open ocean.

Building a Bridge in the Ocean

Video thumbnail: American Experience A New Generation of Radicals

American Experience

A New Generation of Radicals

American Anarchists in the 1880s were a small but powerful movement.

A New Generation of Radicals

Video thumbnail: American Experience Emma Goldman: A Modern Joan of Arc

American Experience

Emma Goldman: A Modern Joan of Arc

Emma Goldman captivated and polarized the American public for nearly thirty years.

Emma Goldman: A Modern Joan of Arc

Video thumbnail: American Experience A Chasm Between Rich and Poor

American Experience

A Chasm Between Rich and Poor

Emma Goldman encouraged unemployed Americans to demand jobs and food from the wealthy.

A Chasm Between Rich and Poor

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