• 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • American Masters -- Gloria Steinem on Alice Walker, Her Friend
    S28 E3: Gloria Steinem on Alice Walker, Her Friend
    "It's not possible to separate Alice from her work," says writer and feminist ...
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  • American Masters -- Howard Zinn on Alice Walker, His Former Student
    S28 E3: Howard Zinn on Alice Walker, His Former Student
    The late Howard Zinn gave one of his final interviews for the first film ...
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  • American Masters -- Going to College on a Segregated Bus
    S28 E3: Going to College on a Segregated Bus
    In this web exclusive video, Alice Walker talks about how her father loved ...
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  • American Masters -- Alice Walker Reads from The Color Purple
    S28 E3: Alice Walker Reads from The Color Purple
    In this archival footage, Alice Walker reads from what she calls "the God ...
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  • American Masters -- Alice Walker Describes Creativity
    S28 E3: Alice Walker Describes Creativity
    Alice Walker on creativity: "Creation is a sustained period of bliss, even ...
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  • American Masters -- Danny Glover on Alice Walker's Activism
    S28 E3: Danny Glover on Alice Walker's Activism
    In this film outtake, actor and activist Danny Glover speaks about Alice ...
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  • American Masters -- Alice Walker Shines Light on Zora Neale Hurston
    S28 E3: Alice Walker Shines Light on Zora Neale Hurston
    Zora Neale Hurston's embrace of black culture and language was an inspiration to ...
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  • American Masters -- "The Catcher in the Rye" as a Revolt Against the 1950s
    "The Catcher in the Rye" as a Revolt Against the 1950s
    Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and professor Elizabeth Frank credits J.D. ...
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  • American Masters -- Edward Norton's Analysis of "The Catcher in the Rye"
    Edward Norton's Analysis of "The Catcher in the Rye"
    Actor and producer Edward Norton gives his analysis of the novel and the ...
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  • American Masters -- The Impact of World War II on Salinger's Writing
    The Impact of World War II on Salinger's Writing
    Writer David Shields discusses the relationship between J.D. Salinger's writing ...
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  • American Masters -- Salinger's Work in World War II Army Intelligence
    Salinger's Work in World War II Army Intelligence
    J.D. Salinger was part of the U.S. Army's Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) on ...
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  • American Masters -- Salinger vs. Hemingway in Characters Voicing Their Sincerity
    Salinger vs. Hemingway in Characters Voicing Their Sincerity
    Salinger isn't a writer of scenery, he's a writer of characters who strive for ...
  • American Masters -- Spirituality and Meditation in Salinger's Writing
    Spirituality and Meditation in Salinger's Writing
    J.D. Salinger's spirituality and struggle to reconcile living in an imperfect ...
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  • American Masters -- The Making of American Masters with Creator Susan Lacy
    The Making of American Masters with Creator Susan Lacy
    Susan Lacy, the creator and executive producer of American Masters, talks about ...
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  • American Masters -- Salinger's Last Story in Cosmopolitan, "Blue Melody"
    Salinger's Last Story in Cosmopolitan, "Blue Melody"
    Editor, novelist and playwright A.E. Hotchner talks about J.D. Salinger's last ...
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  • American Masters -- Concert Pianist vs. Pop Composer
    S27 E8: Concert Pianist vs. Pop Composer
    Marvin Hamlisch was a child prodigy at the piano and was expected to become the ...
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  • American Masters -- Marvin Hamlisch and The Yankees
    S27 E8: Marvin Hamlisch and The Yankees
    Marvin Hamlisch received the gift of going to Yankee Fantasy Camp from his wife, ...
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