A few highlights of what's left of New Amsterdam. This is part 2 of a 4-part series, in which best-selling author Russell Shorto gives a tour through what used to be New Amsterdam, and what we now call New York.
This is part 2 in a series of 4.
New Amsterdam Tour
Part 1. Why do Americans know so little about their Dutch history? http://youtu.be/HglG-LmZalg
Part 2. What's left of New Amsterdam in Lower Manhattan? http://youtu.be/c-UGFyIp6xw
Part 3. Meet a forgotten American visionary. http://youtu.be/PgqaGZgqvGE
Part 4. How New Amsterdam influenced America http://youtu.be/CsEovGBFAtA
==The biggest thanks goes out to all Cinecrowd funders of this project.==
Russell' great book can be bought here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Island-Center-World-Manhattan/dp/1400078679
Music is by permission from the brilliant melodysheep, Benn Jordan and Launchable Socks
Benn Jordan - Pale Blue Dot. Only $5 (or more) here: http://bennjordan.bandcamp.com/album/pale-blue-dot
Melodysheep - Midnight Sun - http://melodysheep.bandcamp.com/
Launchable Socks - https://launchablesocks.bandcamp.com/
Thanks to Carl Sagan's Cosmos for inspiring part of the voiceover for this episode.
This video is with kind thanks to Labrys Reizen in the Netherlands, Russell Shorto, and all people who took the tour.
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