Picks and Pans Review: The Work of Peace

updated 07/01/1985 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 07/01/1985 AT 01:00 AM EDT

PBS (Friday, June 28, 10:30 p.m. ET)

You may think a documentary about the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783 would be a dull outing, about as exciting as defrosting the refrigerator. You'd be right. There's a lot to be said for the thawing of ice. Although exquisitely photographed—much of it in England and France—Peace remains a cold and uninvolving history lesson.

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