• American Masters -- Rob Reiner on "All in the Family" Success
    S30 E8: Rob Reiner on "All in the Family" Success
    Rob Reiner reads early reviews of "All in the Family" and talks about the ...
    Rob Reiner reads early reviews of "All in the Family" and talks about the series' 8-season run.
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  • American Masters -- Norman Lear and Inspiration from The Jeffersons
    S30 E8: Norman Lear and Inspiration from The Jeffersons
    Commentary and discussion on Norman Lear's legacy.
    Commentary and discussion on Norman Lear's legacy.
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  • American Masters -- Norman Lear on the Red Carpet
    S30 E8: Norman Lear on the Red Carpet
    Actors, writers and producers comment on Norman Lear at the red carpet premiere ...
    Actors, writers and producers comment on Norman Lear at the red carpet premiere of American Masters' "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You."
  • American Masters -- Norman Lear - All in The Family Disclaimer
    S30 E8: Norman Lear - All in The Family Disclaimer
    Norman Lear's controversial work led to a disclaimer from CBS. The first ...
    Norman Lear's controversial work led to a disclaimer from CBS. The first documentary about the 94-year-old television legend, "American Masters — Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You," premieres ...
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  • American Masters -- Norman Lear on Legacy
    S30 E8: Norman Lear on Legacy
    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 ...
    0:00:27
  • American Masters -- Gloria Naylor on the American Dream
    Gloria Naylor on the American Dream
    Best known for "The Women of Brewster Place," Gloria Naylor speaks about the ...
    Best known for "The Women of Brewster Place," Gloria Naylor speaks about the notion of the American Dream through three American classics: Nella Larsen’s "Passing," F. Scott Fitzgerald’s "The ...
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  • American Masters -- Norman Lear's Psychiatrist
    S30 E8: Norman Lear's Psychiatrist
    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 ...
    0:01:51
  • American Masters -- Dar Williams on Joan Baez
    Dar Williams on Joan Baez
    American folk music icon Joan Baez began her career during the 1960s ...
    American folk music icon Joan Baez began her career during the 1960s counterculture movement. Listen as Baez and fellow singer-songwriter Dar Williams share anecdotes about life on the road together ...
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  • American Masters -- Norman Lear on Network Censorship
    S30 E8: Norman Lear on Network Censorship
    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 ...
    0:01:23
  • American Masters -- Norman Lear's "Maude" on Tough Issues
    S30 E8: Norman Lear's "Maude" on Tough Issues
    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 ...
    0:00:31
  • American Masters -- Nina Bernstein and June Norton on Ella Fitzgerald
    S14 E3: Nina Bernstein and June Norton on Ella Fitzgerald
    Before Ella Fitzgerald became the First Lady of Song and earned 13 Grammy ...
    Before Ella Fitzgerald became the First Lady of Song and earned 13 Grammy Awards, she spent much of her teenage years as an orphan, finding odd jobs and, at times, living on the street. Journalist ...
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  • American Masters -- Venus Williams on Women in Tennis
    S27 E4: Venus Williams on Women in Tennis
    In this exclusive clip from the American Masters Digital Archive, Venus Williams ...
    In this exclusive clip from the American Masters Digital Archive, Venus Williams reflects on the sacrifices made by trailblazers such as Althea Gibson and Billie Jean King, without whom, the game of ...
    0:01:14
  • American Masters -- Mel Brooks on Gene Wilder
    S27 E3: Mel Brooks on Gene Wilder
    In this clip, Brooks reminisces about his collaborations with Wilder, and how he ...
    In this clip, Brooks reminisces about his collaborations with Wilder, and how he almost drove the actor to a nervous breakdown while filming a scene for The Producers (1968).
  • American Masters -- Patti Smith on the Scene
    S12 E4: Patti Smith on the Scene
    In this never-before-heard interview from American Masters – Lou Reed: ...
    In this never-before-heard interview from American Masters – Lou Reed: Rock-And-Roll Heart (1998) conducted by filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Patti Smith talks about how we live in a very ...
    0:01:40
  • American Masters -- Fran Drescher on Lucille Ball
    S29 E9: Fran Drescher on Lucille Ball
    American film and television comedian, model, actress, and producer Fran ...
    American film and television comedian, model, actress, and producer Fran Drescher, star of the hit TV sitcom "The Nanny," reflects on how Lucille Ball used the character of Lucy to present a stylish, ...
    0:01:28
  • American Masters -- Gloria Steinem on Marilyn Monroe
    Gloria Steinem on Marilyn Monroe
    Gloria Steinem discusses her experience watching Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen ...
    Gloria Steinem discusses her experience watching Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. While Steinem believes the support system that resulted from the Women’s Movement has been a huge help to ...
    0:02:39
  • American Masters -- The Highwaymen: 'The Mount Rushmore of Country Music'
    S30 E7: The Highwaymen: 'The Mount Rushmore of Country Music'
    In 1985, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson ...
    In 1985, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson formed a country supergroup: The Highwaymen. In this excerpt from The Highwaymen: Friends Till The End, Willie Nelson, Kris ...
    0:03:16
  • American Masters -- Willie Nelson Sings 'Always On My Mind' at Nassau Coliseum
    S30 E7: Willie Nelson Sings 'Always On My Mind' at Nassau Coliseum
    "Willie cut 'Always on my Mind.' He called me the night he cut it and he said, ...
    "Willie cut 'Always on my Mind.' He called me the night he cut it and he said, listen to this. I heard it over the phone and I went wow, that’s a smash. That band was the same band that toured with ...
    0:02:33
  • American Masters -- How Kris Kristofferson Convinced Cash to Record His Songs
    S30 E7: How Kris Kristofferson Convinced Cash to Record His Songs
    How did Kris Kristofferson convince Johnny Cash to record his songs when he was ...
    How did Kris Kristofferson convince Johnny Cash to record his songs when he was just a janitor? In this outtake clip from The Highwaymen: Friends Till The End, John Carter Cash recalls how Kris ...
    0:01:03
  • American Masters -- The Havoc Behind 'The Highwayman' Music Video
    S30 E7: The Havoc Behind 'The Highwayman' Music Video
    Spectators were taken by surprise when filmmaker Jon Small decided to do ...
    Spectators were taken by surprise when filmmaker Jon Small decided to do something extraordinary during "The Highwayman" music video shoot.
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  • American Masters -- Filmmaker Jim Brown: The Highwaymen Had a Message
    S30 E7: Filmmaker Jim Brown: The Highwaymen Had a Message
    Director and producer Jim Brown talks about the making of The Highwaymen: ...
    Director and producer Jim Brown talks about the making of The Highwaymen: Friends Til The End, a documentary about Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson, who pioneered ...
    0:00:47