"New York: A Documentary Film" 1999

This eight-part, 16½-hour television event explores New York City's rich history as the premier laboratory of modern life. A sweeping narrative covering nearly 400 years and 400 square miles, it reveals a complex and dynamic city that has played an unparalleled role in shaping the nation and reflecting its ideals.

Directed by: Ric Burns
Written by: Ric Burns & James Sanders
Cast:
David Ogden Stiers
David Ogden Stiers
Narrator 
Kenneth Jackson
Kenneth Jackson
Commentator 
Mike Wallace
Mike Wallace
Commentator 
John Steele Gordon
John Steele Gordon
Commentator 
Robert A.M. Stern
Robert A.M. Stern
Commentator