• American Masters --  The Dust Bowl: Documenting the First Migrants to California
    S28 E7: The Dust Bowl: Documenting the First Migrants to California
    Photographer Dorothea Lange and her husband were the first to witness and to ...
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  • American Masters -- Polio and Iron Lungs in the 1950s. Le Clercq's Illness.
    S28 E6: Polio and Iron Lungs in the 1950s. Le Clercq's Illness.
    Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq contracted polio while on tour in Europe in 1956. ...
    0:01:42
  • American Masters -- Tanaquil Le Clercq in Jerome Robbins' Afternoon of a Faun
    S28 E6: Tanaquil Le Clercq in Jerome Robbins' Afternoon of a Faun
    "Afternoon of a Faun," a love pas deux choreographed by Jerome Robbins for the ...
    0:01:35
  • American Masters -- Western Symphony: One of Tanaquil Le Clercq's Last Dances
    S28 E6: Western Symphony: One of Tanaquil Le Clercq's Last Dances
    Watch a clip of Tanaquil Le Clercq and Jacques d’Amboise in Western Symphony, ...
    0:00:56
  • American Masters -- Tanaquil Le Clercq, the Ideal Balanchine Dancer
    S28 E6: Tanaquil Le Clercq, the Ideal Balanchine Dancer
    Tanaquil Le Clercq was one of George Balanchine's muses and her body and style ...
    0:01:07
  • American Masters -- Peter Matthiessen Interview About The Paris Review
    S28 E5: Peter Matthiessen Interview About The Paris Review
    Writer Peter Matthiessen (May 22, 1927 – April 5, 2014) co-founded the ...
    0:01:28
  • American Masters -- George Plimpton: Making a Success out of Failure
    S28 E5: George Plimpton: Making a Success out of Failure
    Writer and journalist George Plimpton (1927–2003) did not show much early ...
    0:03:11
  • American Masters -- George Plimpton's Famous April Fool's Day Joke
    S28 E5: George Plimpton's Famous April Fool's Day Joke
    For the April 1, 1985, issue of Sports Illustrated, George Plimpton profiled ...
    0:03:11
  • American Masters -- Plimpton Gives Writer Jay McInerney His Debut
    S28 E5: Plimpton Gives Writer Jay McInerney His Debut
    Author Jay McInerney says that George Plimpton "liked to tell people that he had ...
    0:02:17
  • American Masters -- Filmmakers' Interview: Making a Film on George Plimpton
    S28 E5: Filmmakers' Interview: Making a Film on George Plimpton
    Luke Poling and Tom Bean talk about collaborative documentary filmmaking, from ...
    0:09:32
  • American Masters -- Robert F. Kennedy: Friend and Admirer of George Plimpton
    S28 E5: Robert F. Kennedy: Friend and Admirer of George Plimpton
    In this film excerpt, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. recalls his father's admiration for ...
    0:01:55
  • American Masters -- Ric Burns on George Plimpton's Death
    S28 E5: Ric Burns on George Plimpton's Death
    "It was like a light on top of the Empire State Building went out when he died," ...
    0:02:10
  • American Masters -- George Plimpton at the Helm of The Paris Review
    S28 E5: George Plimpton at the Helm of The Paris Review
    George Plimpton was famous for shaping one of the country's most prestigious ...
    0:02:38
  • American Masters -- A Dangerous Whale Rescue Mission by Greenpeace
    S28 E4: A Dangerous Whale Rescue Mission by Greenpeace
    Rex Wyler and Paul Watson, both among the co-founders of Greenpeace, describe ...
    0:02:48
  • American Masters -- Women in the Environmental Movement
    S28 E4: Women in the Environmental Movement
    In this web exclusive video, learn why the Indian women of the Chipko Movement ...
    0:02:13
  • American Masters -- When Environmental Justice Meets Human Rights
    S28 E4: When Environmental Justice Meets Human Rights
    The environmental justice movement came from communities that historically bore ...
    0:01:56
  • American Masters -- Are You an Environmentalist?
    S28 E4: Are You an Environmentalist?
    "This is bigger than the Catholic Church," says Paul Hawken about people's ...
    0:02:12
  • American Masters -- The Workers Who Saved the Amazon Rainforest
    S28 E4: The Workers Who Saved the Amazon Rainforest
    In the 1980s the fate of the Amazon rainforest turned on an unlikely ...
    0:02:00
  • American Masters -- When the Sierra Club Saved the Grand Canyon
    S28 E4: When the Sierra Club Saved the Grand Canyon
    In the late 1960s, the Sierra Club's fight to save the Grand Canyon from dams ...
    0:03:17
  • American Masters -- Love Canal: Children and Toxic Waste
    S28 E4: Love Canal: Children and Toxic Waste
    The neighborhood called Love Canal in Niagara Falls, New York, was neither the ...
    0:01:03
  • American Masters -- Alice Walker: What's in a Name
    S28 E3: Alice Walker: What's in a Name
    Alice Walker's great-great-great-great-grandmother was a slave who journeyed on ...
    0:00:55