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American Experience | The Center of the World: New York | Philippe Petit, High Wire Artist | PBS

Duration: 06:27
Program: American Experience #1601
Broadcast Date: Sep. 8, 2004

High wire artist Philippe Petit electrified New York City -- and the world -- with his early morning walk between the twin towers on August 7, 1974. Here he discusses his preparation for the walk and the high wire journey itself.

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Post Date: August 25, 2011