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Timewatch: The Empire State Story

Synopsis
First transmitted in 2001, this programme chronicles the construction of the Empire State Building in New York, which was the world’s tallest skyscraper when opened in 1931. The iconic building’s history is investigated through interviews with the people who contributed to its construction. (49 minutes)
Series
Timewatch, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Year of production
2001
Subjects
Engineering
Keywords
civil engineering; construction engineering; history of technology; Empire State Building

Online availability

URI
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00lmsb0
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Archive

Web
http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/ External site opens in new window

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