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For the first time in human history, more than half of us live in cities. Vibrant, complex, colossal -- what drives their success?

15 October 2012

Episode 15 - New York

New York – centered around an island only 13 miles long and 3 miles wide -- has become one of the most important cities in the world. In one day we meet a hot dog vendor who works at Yankee Stadium; visit the subterranean world that keeps the city cool; and go onstage with one of Broadway’s newest sensations.

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