• American Masters -- S28 Ep5: Robert F. Kennedy: Friend and Admirer of George Pli
    S28 Ep5: Robert F. Kennedy: Friend and ...
    In this film excerpt, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. recalls his father's admiration for ...
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  • American Masters -- S28 Ep5: George Plimpton: Making a Success out of Failure
    S28 Ep5: George Plimpton: Making a ...
    Writer and journalist George Plimpton (1927–2003) did not show much early ...
    0:03:11
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep5: Ric Burns on George Plimpton's Death
    S28 Ep5: Ric Burns on George Plimpton's ...
    "It was like a light on top of the Empire State Building went out when he died," ...
    0:02:10
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep4: When the Sierra Club Saved the Grand Canyon
    S28 Ep4: When the Sierra Club Saved the ...
    In the late 1960s, the Sierra Club's fight to save the Grand Canyon from dams ...
    0:03:17
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep4: Are You an Environmentalist?
    S28 Ep4: Are You an Environmentalist?
    "This is bigger than the Catholic Church," says Paul Hawken about people's ...
    0:02:12
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep4: A Dangerous Whale Rescue Mission by Greenpeace
    S28 Ep4: A Dangerous Whale Rescue ...
    Rex Wyler and Paul Watson, both among the co-founders of Greenpeace, describe ...
    0:02:48
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep4: Love Canal: Children and Toxic Waste
    S28 Ep4: Love Canal: Children and Toxic ...
    The neighborhood called Love Canal in Niagara Falls, New York, was neither the ...
    0:01:03
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep4: Women in the Environmental Movement
    S28 Ep4: Women in the Environmental ...
    In this web exclusive video, learn why the Indian women of the Chipko Movement ...
    0:02:13
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep4: The Workers Who Saved the Amazon Rainforest
    S28 Ep4: The Workers Who Saved the ...
    In the 1980s the fate of the Amazon rainforest turned on an unlikely ...
    0:02:00
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep4: When Environmental Justice Meets Human Rights
    S28 Ep4: When Environmental Justice ...
    The environmental justice movement came from communities that historically bore ...
    0:01:56
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep3: Gloria Steinem on Alice Walker, Her Friend
    S28 Ep3: Gloria Steinem on Alice Walker, ...
    "It's not possible to separate Alice from her work," says writer and feminist ...
    0:00:44
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep3: Alice Walker Shines Light on Zora Neale Hurston
    S28 Ep3: Alice Walker Shines Light on ...
    Zora Neale Hurston's embrace of black culture and language was an inspiration to ...
    0:02:29
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep3: Going to College on a Segregated Bus
    S28 Ep3: Going to College on a ...
    In this web exclusive video, Alice Walker talks about how her father loved ...
    0:01:26
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep3: Danny Glover on Alice Walker's Activism
    S28 Ep3: Danny Glover on Alice Walker's ...
    In this film outtake, actor and activist Danny Glover speaks about Alice ...
    0:00:55
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep3: Howard Zinn on Alice Walker, His Former Student
    S28 Ep3: Howard Zinn on Alice Walker, ...
    The late Howard Zinn gave one of his final interviews for the first film ...
    0:00:47
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep3: Alice Walker: What's in a Name
    S28 Ep3: Alice Walker: What's in a Name
    Alice Walker's great-great-great-great-grandmother was a slave who journeyed on ...
    0:00:55
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep3: Alice Walker Describes Creativity
    S28 Ep3: Alice Walker Describes ...
    Alice Walker on creativity: "Creation is a sustained period of bliss, even ...
    0:00:35
  • American Masters -- S28 Ep3: Alice Walker Reads from The Color Purple
    S28 Ep3: Alice Walker Reads from The ...
    In this archival footage, Alice Walker reads from what she calls "the God ...
    0:01:15
  • American Masters -- S26: "The Catcher in the Rye" as a Revolt Against the 1950s
    S26: "The Catcher in the Rye" as a ...
    Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and professor Elizabeth Frank credits J.D. ...
    0:02:02
  • American Masters -- S26: Salinger's Work in World War II Army Intelligence
    S26: Salinger's Work in World War II ...
    J.D. Salinger was part of the U.S. Army's Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) on ...
    0:01:50
  • American Masters -- S26: Salinger vs. Hemingway in Characters Voicing Their Sinc
    S26: Salinger vs. Hemingway in ...
    Salinger isn't a writer of scenery, he's a writer of characters who strive for ...