• American Masters -- The Essential Ingredients for an August Wilson Play
    S29 E2: The Essential Ingredients for an August Wilson Play
    Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of ...
    Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of August Wilson's "Jitney," shares what he feels are the essential ingredients for any August Wilson play.
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  • American Masters -- Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Walter Cronkite
    S31 E1: Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Walter Cronkite
    Sidney Lumet speaks about his work adapting the radio show "You Are There" for ...
    Sidney Lumet speaks about his work adapting the radio show "You Are There" for television. Working with Walter Cronkite, Lumet directed a news show that covered major historical events in a modern ...
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  • American Masters -- Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Katharine Hepburn
    S31 E1: Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Katharine Hepburn
    Sidney Lumet speaks about his work with Katharine Hepburn and describes a ...
    Sidney Lumet speaks about his work with Katharine Hepburn and describes a particularly charged and emotional moment on-screen between a mother and her child.
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  • American Masters -- Lumet Talks About Network
    S31 E1: Lumet Talks About Network
    Sidney Lumet discusses his work on the film "Network," commenting on the ...
    Sidney Lumet discusses his work on the film "Network," commenting on the character's storyline and the narrative of the film.
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  • American Masters -- Lumet On Blacklisting
    S31 E1: Lumet On Blacklisting
    Sidney Lumet describes his work on "Tragedy in a Temporary Town," and discusses ...
    Sidney Lumet describes his work on "Tragedy in a Temporary Town," and discusses the power of live television, especially during the blacklisting period of the 1950s.
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  • American Masters -- Lumet's Motivation for Making "12 Angry Men"
    S31 E1: Lumet's Motivation for Making "12 Angry Men"
    Sidney Lumet describes his motivations for making the movie "12 Angry Men," one ...
    Sidney Lumet describes his motivations for making the movie "12 Angry Men," one of his first projects as a filmmaker.
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  • American Masters -- Sidney Lumet on "Dog Day Afternoon"
    S31 E1: Sidney Lumet on "Dog Day Afternoon"
    With candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and ...
    With candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and as a human being. The documentary features clips from Lumet’s films – 44 films made in 50 years – including ...
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  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future ~ Making the
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future ~ Making the
    Director Peter Rosen and Director of Photography, ASC, Eric Saarinen, discuss ...
    Director Peter Rosen and Director of Photography, ASC, Eric Saarinen, discuss the making of the film Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future.
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  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen's Design of the CBS Building in New York City
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen's Design of the CBS Building in New York City
    The CBS Building in New York City, or Black Rock, is an imposing 38-story ...
    The CBS Building in New York City, or Black Rock, is an imposing 38-story building of black marble. Leaning away from the glass and concrete construction of the time, Saarinen wanted to create ...
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  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen and Aline Louchheim's Shared Ambition
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen and Aline Louchheim's Shared Ambition
    As Eero Saarinen struggled to maintain his relationship with his wife, his ...
    As Eero Saarinen struggled to maintain his relationship with his wife, his relationship with Aline Louchheim and their shared professional ambition bloomed.
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  • American Masters -- Aline Louchheim and Eero Saarinen
    S30 E9: Aline Louchheim and Eero Saarinen
    Aline Louchheim, an art critic at the New York Times, quickly developed a strong ...
    Aline Louchheim, an art critic at the New York Times, quickly developed a strong relationship with Eero Saarinen.
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  • American Masters -- Conquering gravity with Saarinen at the TWA Flight Center
    S30 E9: Conquering gravity with Saarinen at the TWA Flight Center
    At TWA, we tried to design a building in which the architecture itself would ...
    At TWA, we tried to design a building in which the architecture itself would express the drama and excitement of travel. In a way, this is man's desire to conquer gravity.
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  • American Masters -- How Eero Saarinen Imagined the Ingalls Rink at Yale
    S30 E9: How Eero Saarinen Imagined the Ingalls Rink at Yale
    In a time of modernist architecture, Eero Saarinen broke the mold by creating ...
    In a time of modernist architecture, Eero Saarinen broke the mold by creating emotionally compelling buildings. When designing the Ingalls Rink for Yale's hockey team, Saarinen used suspended cables ...
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  • American Masters -- Eliel and Eero Saarinen's Work on First Christian Church
    S30 E9: Eliel and Eero Saarinen's Work on First Christian Church
    The First Christian Church in Columbus, IN, was designed by both Eliel and Eero ...
    The First Christian Church in Columbus, IN, was designed by both Eliel and Eero Saarinen, and shows the marks of Eero's developing style.
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  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen's Revolutionary Design of the Dulles Airport
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen's Revolutionary Design of the Dulles Airport
    In designing the Dulles International Airport, Eero Saarinen re-imagined a ...
    In designing the Dulles International Airport, Eero Saarinen re-imagined a jet-age world, solving the problem of growing terminals by bringing the passenger to the plane with a "mobile lounge."
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  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen's Design of the MIT Chapel
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen's Design of the MIT Chapel
    In designing the MIT Chapel, Eero Saarinen aimed to capture an environment ...
    In designing the MIT Chapel, Eero Saarinen aimed to capture an environment "which was not derived from a particular religion but from basic spiritual feelings."
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  • American Masters -- Reconstructing Eero Saarinen's MIT Chapel
    S30 E9: Reconstructing Eero Saarinen's MIT Chapel
    MIT is renovating their chapel, designed by Eero Saarinen and dedicated in 1955, ...
    MIT is renovating their chapel, designed by Eero Saarinen and dedicated in 1955, using modern building techniques and materials to maintain the original design.
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  • American Masters -- Marking Man's Time on Earth at General Motors
    S30 E9: Marking Man's Time on Earth at General Motors
    Eero Saarinen believed that "architecture is not just here to give space and ...
    Eero Saarinen believed that "architecture is not just here to give space and shelter, but architecture also has the purpose of marking and enhancing man's time on earth." Nowhere was he able to ...
  • American Masters -- Eero and Eliel Saarinen Compete for St. Louis
    S30 E9: Eero and Eliel Saarinen Compete for St. Louis
    The famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis came out of an architectural competition, ...
    The famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis came out of an architectural competition, where both Eliel and his son, Eero, entered designs. Confusion over a telegraph addressed to "E. Saarinen" led to a ...
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  • American Masters -- Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady on Mentorship
    S30 E8: Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady on Mentorship
    Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady talk about their work as directors and ...
    Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady talk about their work as directors and mentors.
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  • American Masters -- Phil Rosenthal Discusses Norman Lear's Impact
    S30 E8: Phil Rosenthal Discusses Norman Lear's Impact
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, ...
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear’s name is synonymous with the sitcom. The first documentary about the 94-year-old ...
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