In Penn's Shadow (1680-1720) - Philadelphia: The Great Experimentby Philadelphia: The Great Experiment   5 years ago

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Philadelphia celebrates its founder more than any other American city, but who exactly is William Penn? For many, he is a statue atop City Hall, but Penn's busy life reflected an era of chaotic upheaval and conflict. He is at once a radical Quaker, political prisoner, visionary city planner, absent landlord, and a slaveholder. His ideals, contradictions, and ambitions cast a long shadow across American history. This installment of Philadelphia: The Great Experiment explores what it means to live In Penn's Shadow.

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Created and Produced by SAM KATZ
Directed and Produced by ANDREW FERRETT
Written by DEVON MCREYNOLDS, NATHANIEL POPKIN, and ANDREW FERRETT
Segment Producer WENDY COX
Edited by RACHEL SOPHIA STEWART
Director of Photography PAUL VAN HAUTE
Music Composed by PATRICK DE CAUMETTE
Associate Producer JONATHAN KOHL
Creative Director GINNY LASCO
Sound Design by DAN LA PORTA

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