• American Masters -- Comedian Margaret Cho on Her Parents
    S29 E9: Comedian Margaret Cho on Her Parents
    In an outtake from The Women's List, Margaret Cho speaks about her parents' ...
    In an outtake from The Women's List, Margaret Cho speaks about her parents' openness to the gay community and to Cho's bisexuality, and about their distinct accents. Cho is an American comedian, ...
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  • American Masters -- Fashion Designer Betsey Johnson on Inspiration and Deadlines
    S29 E9: Fashion Designer Betsey Johnson on Inspiration and Deadlines
    Betsey Johnson is an award-winning fashion designer known for her whimsical and ...
    Betsey Johnson is an award-winning fashion designer known for her whimsical and feminine designs. She began her career in New York City in the 60s and was part of Andy Warhol’s underground scene. In ...
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  • American Masters -- Rosie Perez: Roles for Women of Color, Over 40
    S29 E9: Rosie Perez: Roles for Women of Color, Over 40
    Rosie Perez is an Oscar-nominated actress who starred in such films as White Men ...
    Rosie Perez is an Oscar-nominated actress who starred in such films as White Men Can’t Jump, Fearless and Do the Right Thing. Perez started her performance career as a dancer and went on to ...
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  • American Masters -- Pedro E. Guerrero's Frank Lloyd Wright Photographs
    S29 E7: Pedro E. Guerrero's Frank Lloyd Wright Photographs
    Pedro E. Guerrero began his career by photographing Frank Lloyd Wright's ...
    Pedro E. Guerrero began his career by photographing Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West in Scottsdale, AZ, skillfully capturing texture and depth in a two-dimensional medium. Architectural photographer ...
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  • American Masters -- Photography Work in the Mad Men Era - Pedro E. Guerrero
    S29 E7: Photography Work in the Mad Men Era - Pedro E. Guerrero
    Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero talks about his magazine assignments in the 1950s ...
    Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero talks about his magazine assignments in the 1950s and 60s. When he first came to New York in the late 1940s, his portfolio was nearly exclusively photos of impressive ...
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  • American Masters -- Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero, Master of Interior Lighting
    S29 E7: Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero, Master of Interior Lighting
    Pedro E. Guerrero rose above challenges to make his interior lighting look ...
    Pedro E. Guerrero rose above challenges to make his interior lighting look natural, which architect Frank Lloyd Wright valued highly and is why Guerrero shot so many of Wright's buildings across the ...
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  • American Masters -- Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero and Sculptor Louise Nevelson
    S29 E7: Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero and Sculptor Louise Nevelson
    Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero describes the working style and art works of New ...
    Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero describes the working style and art works of New York City sculptor Louise Nevelson, with whom he collaborated. Her black-on-black works were particularly challenging to ...
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  • American Masters -- Pedro E. Guerrero's Photographs of a Connecticut Church
    S29 E7: Pedro E. Guerrero's Photographs of a Connecticut Church
    Pedro E. Guerrero lived for many years in Connecticut, where he photographed ...
    Pedro E. Guerrero lived for many years in Connecticut, where he photographed modern homes and interiors for magazine assignments. In this outtake, see photographs documenting The United Church of ...
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  • American Masters -- Pedro E. Guerrero's Photographs Help Architect See a Problem
    S29 E7: Pedro E. Guerrero's Photographs Help Architect See a Problem
    In 1952 Frank Lloyd Wright built a spiraling cement-block house in Phoenix, AZ, ...
    In 1952 Frank Lloyd Wright built a spiraling cement-block house in Phoenix, AZ, for his son, David. When it was complete, Pedro E. Guerrero photographed the interior and exterior. Wright was troubled ...
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  • American Masters -- Alexander Calder: Works Photographed by Pedro E. Guerrero
    S29 E7: Alexander Calder: Works Photographed by Pedro E. Guerrero
    Photographs of Alexander Calder's mobile and stabile sculptures in open ...
    Photographs of Alexander Calder's mobile and stabile sculptures in open landscapes, at Lincoln Center in New York City, and in Spoleto, Italy, show how Pedro E. Guerrero captured the art works' ...
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  • American Masters -- Filmmaker Interview on Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero
    S29 E7: Filmmaker Interview on Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero
    Raymond Telles and Yvan Iturriaga are co-directors and co-producers of American ...
    Raymond Telles and Yvan Iturriaga are co-directors and co-producers of American Masters — Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey. The filmmakers conducted an original interview with Guerrero ...
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  • American Masters -- Filmmaker Interview with Rex Miller: Making "Althea"
    S29 E6: Filmmaker Interview with Rex Miller: Making "Althea"
    A photograph of his mother standing next to Althea Gibson, and his mother's ...
    A photograph of his mother standing next to Althea Gibson, and his mother's pride at having played once against the tennis champion, are the origins of Rex Miller's interest in Gibson. Gibson's tennis ...
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  • American Masters -- Althea Gibson at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills
    S29 E6: Althea Gibson at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills
    Althea Gibson is seen in home movies at the esteemed West Side Tennis Club in ...
    Althea Gibson is seen in home movies at the esteemed West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, a mecca of tennis and national championships. The footage was taken by Bob Davis, her practice partner, who ...
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  • American Masters -- Althea: Race in the Sport of Tennis
    S29 E6: Althea: Race in the Sport of Tennis
    Althea Gibson was one of the country's best tennis players at a time when, ...
    Althea Gibson was one of the country's best tennis players at a time when, because of her race, she wouldn't be granted membership to most tennis clubs. Though race concerned the tennis world, it ...
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  • American Masters -- E. L. Doctorow on How and How Not to Write a Novel
    S29 E5: E. L. Doctorow on How and How Not to Write a Novel
    In tribute to E. L. Doctorow (January 6, 1931 – July 21, 2015), American ...
    In tribute to E. L. Doctorow (January 6, 1931 – July 21, 2015), American Masters presents advice from the esteemed author, taken from an outtake interview from the film F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter ...
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  • American Masters -- Harper Lee Live Q&A: Joy Brown and Mary McDonagh Murphy
    S29 E5: Harper Lee Live Q&A: Joy Brown and Mary McDonagh Murphy
    Questions about Harper Lee, her history and her new novel Go Set a Watchman are ...
    Questions about Harper Lee, her history and her new novel Go Set a Watchman are answered in a live Q&A with Harper Lee: American Masters filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy and Lee’s friend and ...
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  • American Masters -- Ric Burns: Filmmaker Interview on American Ballet Theatre
    S29 E4: Ric Burns: Filmmaker Interview on American Ballet Theatre
    In this filmmaker interview, Ric Burns describes what camera techniques he used ...
    In this filmmaker interview, Ric Burns describes what camera techniques he used to capture the ephemeral nature of dance on film, as well as how he came to discover ballet through the process of ...
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  • American Masters -- Seeking Perfection in Ballet
    S29 E4: Seeking Perfection in Ballet
    In this film outtake, Daniil Simkin, a principal dancer at American Ballet ...
    In this film outtake, Daniil Simkin, a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, performs excerpts from Benjamin Millepied's "Everything Doesn’t Happen at Once" (2009). Kevin McKenzie, artistic ...
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  • American Masters -- Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre Soloist
    S29 E4: Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre Soloist
    Misty Copeland joined American Ballet Theatre in 2001 and is its third ...
    Misty Copeland joined American Ballet Theatre in 2001 and is its third African-American female soloist and the first in two decades. Ric Burns’ documentary on the 75-year history of the preeminent ...
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  • American Masters -- American Ballet Theatre in the Rehearsal Studio
    S29 E4: American Ballet Theatre in the Rehearsal Studio
    Step inside the rehearsal studios as American Ballet Theatre Artistic Director ...
    Step inside the rehearsal studios as American Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie guides principal dancers Julie Kent and Ethan Stiefel in a duet.
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  • American Masters -- How Ballet Dancers Partner and Rehearse
    S29 E4: How Ballet Dancers Partner and Rehearse
    American Ballet Theatre principal dancers Gillian Murphy and Marcelo Gomes ...
    American Ballet Theatre principal dancers Gillian Murphy and Marcelo Gomes rehearse a section of Pillar of Fire by Antony Tudor. They describe their partnering work and friendship that has formed ...