America (1973)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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The great influx of immigrants at the turn of the century is recalled by host Alistair Cooke. Scenes include Ellis Island, markets on New York's Lower East Side, and a ship moored at Hoboken, N.J. Profiled: President Theodore Roosevelt and financier John Pierpont Morgan.

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immigrant, immigration, refugee