Dutch Influence on New York

Historian Russell Shorto, author of Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City, talked about how New York has been… read more

Historian Russell Shorto, author of Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City, talked about how New York has been influenced by the Dutch, who originally colonized the area and named it New Amsterdam. He argued that despite their relatively short time in control of Manhattan, the Dutch left a lasting influence on New York, which can still be seen in the diverse and multi-cultural city. close

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Dutch Influence on New York

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Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 14, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 31, 2014

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  • Dec 14, 2013 | 9:25am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 15, 2013 | 4:25pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 16, 2013 | 5:26am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2014 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2014 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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