Fireworks! | 2001
The program explores the science and art of those who play with fire for our visual delight. The history of pyrotechnics is traced back to China a thousand years ago. Marco Polo brought fireworks to Italy in the 13th century. In the U.S., the Zambellis of Pennsylvania call themselves "the first family of fireworks." Highlights include displays such as Wally Glenn's "Pyroboy" in Seattle, Washington, and Steve Pelkey's Fourth of July display in Boston, Massachusetts.