The Statue of Liberty
History & Social Studies | Mathematics | Engineering & Technology | US History
This film by documentarian Ken Burns presents the history of the Statue of Liberty. The production traces the iconic American landmark back to its creation in the outskirts of Paris, where sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi meticulously designed the massive statue, which was eventually assembled on a large pedestal overlooking New York Harbor. Numerous cultural luminaries offer their thoughts on the inspiring national symbol, including writers James Baldwin and Arthur Miller.