Iconic America

The Hollywood Sign

Episode 2 | 55m 35s  | Video has closed captioning.  | Video has audio description

The Hollywood Sign episode examines the history of the Los Angeles landmark, which was erected in 1923 originally as a real estate advertisement, and went on to become an international symbol of fame, fortune, and the American dream.

Aired: 05/03/23

Expires: 05/02/27

Rating: TV-14

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Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein is a production of Show of Force, DMR Productions, and WETA Washington, D.C. David M. Rubenstein is the host and executive …

Our Symbols and Stories

Iconic America

Our Symbols and Stories

David Rubenstein examines the history of America through some of its most iconic symbols, objects and places, in conversation with historical thinkers, community members and other experts. Together, they dive deep into each symbol’s history, using them as a gateway to understanding America’s past and present.

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