• American Masters -- Rita Moreno on Terrence McNally, plus Steinbeck's advice
    S33 E8: Rita Moreno on Terrence McNally, plus Steinbeck's advice
    Rita Moreno on how Terrence McNally owned who he was, and McNally on the advice ...
    Rita Moreno on how Terrence McNally owned who he was, and McNally on the advice that John Steinbeck gave him that he ignored.
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  • American Masters -- Edie Falco on "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune."
    S33 E8: Edie Falco on "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune."
    Edie Falco on Terrence McNally's gift for writing and what it was like for her ...
    Edie Falco on Terrence McNally's gift for writing and what it was like for her to star in the 2002 Broadway revival of "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune."
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  • American Masters -- I.M. Pei In Memoriam
    I.M. Pei In Memoriam
    We mourn the loss of renowned architect I.M. Pei, subject of an American Masters ...
    We mourn the loss of renowned architect I.M. Pei, subject of an American Masters documentary in 2010. In this clip from American Masters—Alexander Calder¸ Pei discusses sculpture’s evolving ...
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Tim Conway
    Remembering Tim Conway
    The late actor and comedian Tim Conway remembers an extended riff he had about ...
    The late actor and comedian Tim Conway remembers an extended riff he had about two twin elephants during a rehearsal for "The Carol Burnett Show." This exclusive outtake is from American Masters – ...
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  • American Masters -- Garry Winogrand's "Public Relations" Project
    S33 E6: Garry Winogrand's "Public Relations" Project
    With his "Public Relations" project, Winogrand is considered to be among the ...
    With his "Public Relations" project, Winogrand is considered to be among the first to show that the event was of secondary importance to the photograph of the event. "Public Relations" is considered ...
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  • American Masters -- The Exhibition that Changed Modern Photography
    S33 E6: The Exhibition that Changed Modern Photography
    The New Documents exhibition established the three artists as important voices. ...
    The New Documents exhibition established the three artists as important voices. As curator John Szarkowski noted, they, “redirected the technique and aesthetic of documentary photography to more ...
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  • American Masters -- Garry Winogrand's Early Career
    S33 E6: Garry Winogrand's Early Career
    Discover how Winogrand's early career led him to become an epic storyteller in ...
    Discover how Winogrand's early career led him to become an epic storyteller in pictures who harnessed the serendipity of the streets to capture the American 1960s-70s.
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  • American Masters -- Joseph Pulitzer's and the Brooklyn Bridge
    S33 E5: Joseph Pulitzer's and the Brooklyn Bridge
    When the Brooklyn Bridge opened, Pulitzer challenged the one-penny pedestrian ...
    When the Brooklyn Bridge opened, Pulitzer challenged the one-penny pedestrian toll in his paper with a four-column woodcut of the bridge on the front page of the World, and declared: “Let the Bridge ...
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  • American Masters -- The Spanish-American War and Yellow Journalism
    S33 E5: The Spanish-American War and Yellow Journalism
    Joseph Pulitzer fought for readership with his nemesis, William Randolph Hearst, ...
    Joseph Pulitzer fought for readership with his nemesis, William Randolph Hearst, in the mid-1890s. Both crossed the line into “yellow journalism” during the Spanish-American War.
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  • American Masters -- Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem on Holly Near
    S33 E4: Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem on Holly Near
    Directed by four-time Emmy Award-winner Jim Brown (American Masters — The ...
    Directed by four-time Emmy Award-winner Jim Brown (American Masters — The Highwaymen: Friends Til The End, American Masters – Pete Seeger: The Power of Song), the documentary premieres nationwide ...
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  • American Masters -- Holly Near on the story behind "Singing For Our Lives"
    S33 E4: Holly Near on the story behind "Singing For Our Lives"
    Holly Near shares the touching story behind her famous song "Singing For Our ...
    Holly Near shares the touching story behind her famous song "Singing For Our Lives" and explains how it turned into an anthem for the LGBTQ movement. The song was written after she heard news of the ...
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  • American Masters -- Sammy Davis, Jr.'s Close Call with Death
    S33 E2: Sammy Davis, Jr.'s Close Call with Death
    The devastating car accident that caused Sammy Davis, Jr. to reevaluate his life ...
    The devastating car accident that caused Sammy Davis, Jr. to reevaluate his life and change his religious beliefs.
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  • American Masters -- Norman Lear on how Sammy Davis, Jr. Broke Barriers on TV
    S33 E2: Norman Lear on how Sammy Davis, Jr. Broke Barriers on TV
    Norman Lear talks about Sammy Davis, Jr.’s guest appearance on All in the ...
    Norman Lear talks about Sammy Davis, Jr.’s guest appearance on All in the Family and how it became an iconic television moment.
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  • American Masters -- Sammy Davis, Jr. on His Greatest Fear
    S33 E2: Sammy Davis, Jr. on His Greatest Fear
    Sammy Davis, Jr. reveals the reasons why the song “Mr. Bojangles” resonated ...
    Sammy Davis, Jr. reveals the reasons why the song “Mr. Bojangles” resonated so much with him as an entertainer.
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Jonas Mekas
    Remembering Jonas Mekas
    Jonas Mekas, the influential filmmaker and co-founder of Anthology Film Archives ...
    Jonas Mekas, the influential filmmaker and co-founder of Anthology Film Archives and the New York Film-Makers' Cooperative, talks to director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders for Lou Reed: Rock and Roll ...
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Carol Channing
    Remembering Carol Channing
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  • American Masters -- James Watson on X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin
    S33 E1: James Watson on X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin
    X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin’s work contributed to James Watson ...
    X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin’s work contributed to James Watson and Francis Crick’s discovery of DNA’s structure. Yet, Watson insulted Franklin and depicted her in a negative light ...
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  • American Masters -- DNA Discoveries Before Watson and Crick
    S33 E1: DNA Discoveries Before Watson and Crick
    James Watson and Francis Crick discovered DNA’s structure in 1953, but other ...
    James Watson and Francis Crick discovered DNA’s structure in 1953, but other scientists paved the way for them. Swiss chemist Friedrich Miescher isolated DNA in 1869, testing cell nuclei in pus. In ...
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  • American Masters -- Demystifying DNA Structure
    S33 E1: Demystifying DNA Structure
    DNA is known as “the molecule of life.” But what exactly is DNA, and how ...
    DNA is known as “the molecule of life.” But what exactly is DNA, and how does it work? Molecular biologist Andrea Morris and other experts explain the science behind the double helix and how it ...
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Stan Lee
    Remembering Stan Lee
    In interviews with American Masters Executive Producer Michael Kantor for ...
    In interviews with American Masters Executive Producer Michael Kantor for Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle, comic book legend Stan Lee and others discuss Lee’s influential work at Marvel Comics, ...
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Paula Wayne
    Remembering Paula Wayne
    Paula Wayne starred alongside Sammy Davis, Jr., in the groundbreaking Broadway ...
    Paula Wayne starred alongside Sammy Davis, Jr., in the groundbreaking Broadway musical “Golden Boy” about a black boxer who falls for his manager's white girlfriend – they shared the first ...
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