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How the States Got Their Shapes (2011–2012)

TV-PG
TV Series | 60 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

Follows correspondent Brian Unger as he criss-crosses the country reporting on the tales behind the boundaries. Think: Why does Montana look like it took a bite out of Idaho? Or how are flying fish threatening to re-draw the lines of ...See moreFollows correspondent Brian Unger as he criss-crosses the country reporting on the tales behind the boundaries. Think: Why does Montana look like it took a bite out of Idaho? Or how are flying fish threatening to re-draw the lines of Illinois? Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated May 3, 2011

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May 3, 2011 (United States)

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Brian Unger
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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H.W. Brands
Himself - University of Texas at Austin / Himself - University of Texas as Austin Himself - University of Texas at Austin / Himself - University of Texas as Austin   See fewer
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Mark Stein
Himself - Author, How the States Got Their Shapes / Himself - Author. How the States Got Their Shapes Himself - Author, How the States Got Their Shapes / Himself - Author. How the States Got Their Shapes   See fewer
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Seth Stein
Himself - Northwestern University Himself - Northwestern University   See fewer
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2
Robert Rosen
Himself - Author, A Short History of Charleston Himself - Author, A Short History of Charleston   See fewer
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Richard Stewart
Himself - Bureau of Reclamation Himself - Bureau of Reclamation   See fewer
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George Wunderlich
Himself - National Museum of Civil War Medicine Himself - National Museum of Civil War Medicine   See fewer
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Bart Crattie
Himself - Land Surveyor Himself - Land Surveyor   See fewer
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Tom Lowe
Himself - Bannack State Park Himself - Bannack State Park   See fewer
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Peter Merlin
Himself - Aerospace Historian Himself - Aerospace Historian   See fewer
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Travis Wallbaum
Himself - Fisherman Himself - Fisherman   See fewer
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Ted Gambordella
Himself - Republican Father Himself - Republican Father   See fewer
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Ricky Gonzalez
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Iris Gosling
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Doug Jones
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Rhettman Mullis
Himself - Bigfoot Expert Himself - Bigfoot Expert   See fewer
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Chonda Pierce
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Sonya Race
Herself - Mother Herself - Mother   See fewer
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Jennifer Stefano
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David Struthers
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Larry Wahrenbrock
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Doug Walker
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Kerry Altenbernd
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Claudia East
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Harry Geisinger
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Kevin F. Kern
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Keith Milam
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D. Muenster
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Walt Wolfram
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Shane Copland
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Teddy Gambordella
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Betty Howard
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Wayne Humphreys
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Keith Lowell Jensen
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Steve Kim
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Eric Martinez
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Pearl Prihoda
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Jay Reimer
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Mike Stout
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Danielle Terry
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Tim Brumm
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Cammy Montoya
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Joseph Sawick Jr.
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Colin Woodard
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Kathleen Brandt
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Jonathan Edmiston
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Ken Hall
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Jim Hughes
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Stacey Kane
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Chuck Miller
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Gloria Minella
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Chris Ralph
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Tony Schiano
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Paige Tiller
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Rick Wilberschied
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Rhonda Brophy
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Rick Celata
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Don Faber
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Chris Hirvela
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Robert Marvinney
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Moses Smucker
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Wayne Anderson
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Mark Stevenson
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Louise Van Ersvelde
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Jennifer Brunner
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Sam Chwat
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Chuck Harris
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Michael Paras
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Ed Peden
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Jerry Akers
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Tucker Cholvin
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Parker Glenn
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Rob Greer
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Juanita Limas
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Morgan Lucas
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Eric Pope
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Tom Russell
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Soxman
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Michael B. Coleman
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Sean Kelley
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Donna Street
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Dana Ste. Claire
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Michael Webber
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Barbara Zolli
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Tim Hugo
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Gary Chilcote
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Doyle Connor Jr.
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8.1 / 10 | 530 votes