The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty

Passport Episode 1 | 55m Video has closed captioning.

For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and refuge for generations of immigrants. In this compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of America’s premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring archival photographs, readings from diaries, letters and newspapers of the day the story of the monument is told

Aired: 10/24/85

Expires: 12/31/25

Rating: NR

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Funding Provided by: General Motors Corporation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; PBS; Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and the Henry Nias Foundation