The Story Behind This Year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree | NBC Nightly News

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Ahead of tonight’s Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Gadi Schwartz has an inside look at how this year’s tree went from seedling to spectacle. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a col...



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[ music ]. When carol schultz planted her norway spruce 60 years ago, she knew it was destined for greatness. She always said you're gon na be up in rockefeller center someday and you're gon na be a beautiful tree when you get older as soon as her tree was chosen and brought to the big city, people couldn't get enough. What are you guys, thinking amazing down below renowned architect and star make ...
, daniel lee byrd, ski oversees? The placement of three million crystals, the star always is represented pieces represented to hope humanity for a closer look. We headed seven stories up. You know what it smells like up here dispels like chris. It smells like christmas right yeah four weeks, electricianshave been stringing up, fifty thousand lights, five miles of wires to make sure everything is perfect. This star is about to become the center of the new york universe, but before we can light it up, we got a head down, so this scaffolding can come down too and, as the final touches are set, gerald schultz is ready for the moment. She'S been waiting. More than a half a century to share when i see the tree lit up, i'm probably gon na cry. My hope is that he'll bring happiness to people and i hope they enjoy it. Hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here, andclick on any of the videos over here to watch.

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