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DocArchive: Graffiti: Kings on a Mission

December 3rd, 2014

Episode 854 of 1369 episodes

In 1974, New York City became the canvas for a new generation of Graffiti pioneers. Who were the teens behind the 'tags' - now the veterans of the scene? Why did they create this movement? We meet some of those who defied the law (and their parents) and diced with death to chase fame and acceptance of their peers.

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