Amsterdam Stories USA I by Roger van Eck, Rob Rombout
PART I â€“ East : New York - formerly known as Nieuw Amsterdam -, Amsterdam New York State, Amsterdam Pennsylvania, Amsterdam Ohio Manhattan, where everything started. America and the cradle of its history. The direct descendants of the first settlers. Amsterdam News, the newspaper of the black community in New York. En route to the Hudson Valley. A painter and the attack on the twin towers. Our first Amsterdam, the city where Kirk Douglas was born. The work of the photographer Walker Evans. A cemetery in Pennsylvania. A meeting with Russell Banks, how to become a writer? Ohio: a poet, a former miner, a Vietnam veteran tells us about small-town America.