Newscast from the Past

Season 1 Episode 4

May 30, 1431

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May 30, 1431
This episode begins with a retrospective on Joan of Arc. After the commercial break, the medieval Church's power to shape ideas is tested when Faust takes over Gutenberg's process of printing with movable type. In the closing minutes, the grip of the Black Plague is finally loosened with a rebirth of the arts and architecture in Italy. It's the beginning of the Renaissance.moreless

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Richard Goodman (II)

Richard Goodman (II)

Robert of Fairfield

Henry A. Anderson

Henry A. Anderson

Richard of Essex [Episodes 1-3 and 6]

Mary Sit

Mary Sit

Wen Chi [Episodes 1, 4-5]

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