(August 4, 2003 – Burbank, CA – On September 9, just two days before the two year anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, Warner Home Video (WHV) and PBS Home Video will release “New York: The Center of the World,” the eighth and final chapter in Ric Burns’ acclaimed PBS series, “New York -- A Documentary Film,” about America’s greatest, most influential city. “New York: The Center of the World” is a powerful portrait of the events leading up to and after the catastrophic fall of the World Trade Center. The title, which will benefit from a premiere broadcast on PBS on September 8 to an estimated seven million viewers, will be available at $24.98 SRP/$19.95 MAP for the DVD and VHS. PBS Home Video furthers PBS’s mission of lifelong learning by expanding the availability of PBS’s top-quality programs. PBS, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is a private, nonprofit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation’s 349 public television stations. Serving more than 100 million people each week, PBS enriches the lives of all Americans through quality programs and education services on noncommercial television, the Internet and other media. More information on PBS is available at PBS.org. With operations in 78 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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