• 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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  • American Masters -- Writing "The Way We Were"
    S27 E8: Writing "The Way We Were"
    Hamlisch reveals what inspired the opening notes to "The Way We Were" and his ...
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  • American Masters -- Marvin Hamlisch: Sweet Smell of Success
    S27 E8: Marvin Hamlisch: Sweet Smell of Success
    Hamlisch's Broadway musical "Sweet Smell of Success," based on the 1950s ...
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  • American Masters -- "I Want to Be Cole Porter"
    S27 E8: "I Want to Be Cole Porter"
    Though classically trained, Marvin Hamlisch knew he was destined for something ...
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  • American Masters -- Leaving Hollywood for Broadway
    S27 E8: Leaving Hollywood for Broadway
    Marvin Hamlisch won three Academy Awards in one evening in 1974, making him a ...
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  • American Masters -- Marvin's Parents
    S27 E8: Marvin's Parents
    A look at composer Marvin Hamlisch's parents, professional accordionist Max ...
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  • American Masters -- Marvin Hamlisch, The Performer
    S27 E8: Marvin Hamlisch, The Performer
    The composer Marvin Hamlisch was an entertaining performer with a great sense of ...
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  • American Masters -- Pianist Kevin Cole Performs Marvin Medley
    S27 E8: Pianist Kevin Cole Performs Marvin Medley
    Pianist Kevin Cole arranged this melody of Marvin Hamlisch songs and performed ...
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  • American Masters -- Marvin Hamlisch, a Mensch
    S27 E8: Marvin Hamlisch, a Mensch
    The great composer Marvin Hamlisch is a mensch, a Yiddish term for a person of ...
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  • American Masters -- Marvin Hamlisch: Genius at Work
    S27 E8: Marvin Hamlisch: Genius at Work
    Luminaries of music and entertainment speak to the genius of Marvin Hamlisch, ...
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  • American Masters -- Virginia Slims Tour
    S27 E5: Virginia Slims Tour
    A look back at the Original 9's Virginia Slims Tour, formed in 1970. Featuring ...
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  • American Masters -- The Legacy of the Original 9
    S27 E5: The Legacy of the Original 9
    Footage of the Original 9's reunion, featuring original interviews with Serena ...
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