Season 1 Episode Guide

The Center of the World (2002-Present)

Season 1, Episode 8

September 9, 2003

The City and the World (1945 to the Present)

Season 1, Episode 7

October 1, 2001

City of Tomorrow (1929-1945)

Season 1, Episode 6

September 30, 2001

Cosmopolis (1914-1931)

Season 1, Episode 5

November 18, 1999

Order and Disorder (1825-1865)

Season 1, Episode 2

November 18, 1999

The Power and the People (1898-1914)

Season 1, Episode 4

November 17, 1999

Sunshine and Shadow (1865-1898)

Season 1, Episode 3

November 16, 1999

The Country and the City (1609-1825)

Season 1, Episode 1

November 14, 1999

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  • Premiered: November 14, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A seven-part history of the world's `undisputed cultural and economic capital' from 1609 to the end of the 20th century, told in dramatic readings and interviews with historians. An eighth chapter, titled `The Center of the World,' was added following the… (more)

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