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Patrick Mansell in Raise the Song: The History of Penn State

Raise the Song: The History of Penn State

2008 NR

This documentary traces the growth of Penn State University from its humble beginnings in 1855 as Farmers' High School to its current status as a world-class university boasting top research facilities, academic offerings, athletic programs and more. Highlights include coverage of the school's Dance Marathon organization -- the largest student-run philanthropy in the world -- and of the Nittany Lions' football dynasty, led by coach Joe Paterno.