American Experience

Philippe Petit, High Wire Artist

Clip: Season 16 | 6m 27s

High wire artist Philippe Petit electrified New York City -- and the world -- with his early morning walk between the twin towers on August 7, 1974. Here he discusses his preparation for the walk and the high wire journey itself.

Aired: 09/07/04

Rating: NR

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