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The Power and the People (1898-1918) 

This episode covers the period from 1898 to 1914, and documents the rise of Al Smith to governer after he enacted laws to protect working people in the state of New York after the terrible ... See full summary »

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Ric Burns
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Episode credited cast:
Ruth J. Abram Ruth J. Abram ... Herself - Commentator
Joan Allen ... (voice)
Carol Berkin Carol Berkin ... Herself - Commentator
Philip Bosco ... (voice)
Calvin O. Butts III Calvin O. Butts III ... Himself - Commentator
Robert A. Caro Robert A. Caro ... Himself - Commentator
Caleb Carr Caleb Carr ... Himself - Commentator
Andrei Codrescu ... (voice)
Daniel Czitrom Daniel Czitrom ... Himself - Commentator
Joshua Freeman Joshua Freeman ... Himself - Commentator
Janeane Garofalo
Brendan Gill Brendan Gill ... Himself - Commentator
Rudy Giuliani ... Himself - Commentator
John Steele Gordon John Steele Gordon ... Himself - Commentator
Marlena Grzaslewicz Marlena Grzaslewicz ... (voice)
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This episode covers the period from 1898 to 1914, and documents the rise of Al Smith to governer after he enacted laws to protect working people in the state of New York after the terrible fire of the Shirt Waist Garement Factory of 1911. This episode is emotional, sad and poignant. Written by Chris Williams

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TV-PG
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September 1999 (USA) See more »

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