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New Film on Penn Debuts Sept 4

Monday, 8/25/14

The next installment of the Emmy Award winning Philadelphia: The Great Experiment series will air on WPVI/6abc at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 4th. In Penn's Shadow tells the story of the early years of William Penn's Holy Experiment. A blend of reenactments, primary sources, and commentary by leading historians conveys this oft-taught topic in a fresh and compelling manner.

In Penn's Shadow will be available for teachers and students at historyofphilly.com in time for the opening days of school. You will also find the six previous episodes, webisodes, and classroom-ready, downloadable educational materials at that website.

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