• American Masters -- Inventing David Geffen: David Geffen Doesn't Pay Shipping
    S26 E7: Inventing David Geffen: David Geffen Doesn't Pay Shipping
    How many stories start out, a guy walks into a Tiffany lamp store? Jon Landeau, ...
    How many stories start out, a guy walks into a Tiffany lamp store? Jon Landeau, manager and producer for Bruce Springsteen, remembers how David Geffen -- in business and in all things -- always gets ...
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  • American Masters -- Inventing David Geffen: Focus Focus Focus
    S26 E7: Inventing David Geffen: Focus Focus Focus
    Like the title of the film says, David Geffen didn't just happen--he was his own ...
    Like the title of the film says, David Geffen didn't just happen--he was his own invention. And, that took focus, focus, focus... Hear his friends and colleagues -- Tom Hanks, Jon Landau, and Tim ...
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  • American Masters -- Inventing David Geffen: The Draft
    S26 E7: Inventing David Geffen: The Draft
    Inventing David Geffen, premiers nationally on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, on ...
    Inventing David Geffen, premiers nationally on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, on PBS.
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  • American Masters -- Peabody win for 'Eames: The Architect & the Painter'
    Peabody win for 'Eames: The Architect & the Painter'
    American Masters wins a Peabody for its documentary, 'Charles & Ray Eames: The ...
    American Masters wins a Peabody for its documentary, 'Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect & the Painter.' Watch and listen as director Jason Cohn accepts the award.
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  • American Masters -- Interview with Pamela Roberts
    S26 E3: Interview with Pamela Roberts
    As part of a segment filmed during pledge for Georgia Public Broadcasting, ...
    As part of a segment filmed during pledge for Georgia Public Broadcasting, Pamela Roberts, director of Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel, gave an interview about her creative process and commitment to ...
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  • American Masters -- The Atlanta Race Riot 1906
    S26 E3: The Atlanta Race Riot 1906
    Born in 1900, young Margaret Mitchell was profoundly influenced by a violent ...
    Born in 1900, young Margaret Mitchell was profoundly influenced by a violent race riot perpetrated by white mobs against innocent blacks. The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 ravaged her home city and ...
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  • American Masters -- Is Gone With The Wind Literature?
    S26 E3: Is Gone With The Wind Literature?
    Scholars and devoted readers of Margaret Mitchell's 1936 classic novel have been ...
    Scholars and devoted readers of Margaret Mitchell's 1936 classic novel have been arguing the book's literary merits for decades. Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel premieres nationally on Monday, April ...
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  • American Masters -- Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize Night
    S26 E3: Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer Prize Night
    Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize in the spring of 1937, to the dismay of ...
    Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize in the spring of 1937, to the dismay of some critics and the delight of others. Mitchell received news of the prize by phone, along with multiple requests for ...
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  • American Masters -- Maybelle Stephens Mitchell, Southern Suffragist
    S26 E3: Maybelle Stephens Mitchell, Southern Suffragist
    The most important person in Margaret Mitchell's life was her mother Maybelle ...
    The most important person in Margaret Mitchell's life was her mother Maybelle Stephens Mitchell. Maybelle was a powerful public figure who fought in the first two decades of the 20th century to get ...
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  • American Masters -- The Grand Premiere
    S26 E3: The Grand Premiere
    The premiere of the blockbuster movie Gone With the Wind took place in Atlanta ...
    The premiere of the blockbuster movie Gone With the Wind took place in Atlanta on December 15, 1939. With crowds swelling to the hundreds of thousands, it was apparent the South had been waiting a ...
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  • American Masters -- Pat Conroy: My Mother and Gone With The Wind
    S26 E3: Pat Conroy: My Mother and Gone With The Wind
    One of the great writers of our time, Pat Conroy tells a poignant story of ...
    One of the great writers of our time, Pat Conroy tells a poignant story of growing up in the South and listening to his mother read Gone With the Wind with heartfelt emotion and joy. The author of The ...
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  • American Masters -- Allan Gurganus on To Kill a Mockingbird
    S26 E2: Allan Gurganus on To Kill a Mockingbird
    Allan Gurganus, author of Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and The ...
    Allan Gurganus, author of Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and The Practical Heart, discusses the ways that Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird influenced him as an adolescent. The ...
    0:02:40
  • American Masters -- Mark Childress on To Kill a Mockingbird
    S29 E5: Mark Childress on To Kill a Mockingbird
    Mark Childress, author of Crazy in Alabama, describes how Harper Lee's ...
    Mark Childress, author of Crazy in Alabama, describes how Harper Lee's protagonist Scout Finch, the narrator of To Kill a Mockingbird, was a radical voice of change in the segregated south of his ...
    0:02:37
  • American Masters -- Wally Lamb on To Kill a Mockingbird
    S29 E5: Wally Lamb on To Kill a Mockingbird
    Wally Lamb, author of the critically acclaimed She's Come Undone and I Know This ...
    Wally Lamb, author of the critically acclaimed She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True and former Director of Creative Writing at University of Connecticut, discusses Scout's universally ...
    0:03:04
  • American Masters -- Richard Russo on To Kill a Mockingbird
    S29 E5: Richard Russo on To Kill a Mockingbird
    Novelist Richard Russo describes how he reluctantly read To Kill a Mockingbird ...
    Novelist Richard Russo describes how he reluctantly read To Kill a Mockingbird as a student in Catholic school. Russo explains how the relationships described in the book influenced him as a writer ...
    0:03:34
  • American Masters -- James McBride on To Kill a Mockingbird
    S29 E5: James McBride on To Kill a Mockingbird
    James McBride, author of the memoir The Color of Water, discusses how Harper Lee ...
    James McBride, author of the memoir The Color of Water, discusses how Harper Lee used the voice of her protagonists in To Kill a Mockingbird to bravely provide an accessible and radical point of view ...
    0:03:29
  • American Masters -- The Blues Brothers Band Remembers Cab Calloway
    S26 E2: The Blues Brothers Band Remembers Cab Calloway
    Lou Marini (saxophone), Steve Cropper (guitar), and Donald "Duck" Dunn (bass) ...
    Lou Marini (saxophone), Steve Cropper (guitar), and Donald "Duck" Dunn (bass) tell a story about a time when Cab Calloway sang "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess while walking to their respective ...
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  • American Masters -- Cab Calloway vs. Dizzy Gillespie
    S26 E2: Cab Calloway vs. Dizzy Gillespie
    Jazz writer Gary Giddens and jazz critic/cultural historian Stanley Crouch tell ...
    Jazz writer Gary Giddens and jazz critic/cultural historian Stanley Crouch tell one of the great stories about the rivalry between Cab Calloway and Dizzy Gillespie, both eccentric performers in their ...
    0:02:29
  • American Masters -- Danny Holgate plays Gershwin
    S26 E2: Danny Holgate plays Gershwin
    Danny Holgate plays a section of George Gershwin's "Ain't Necesarily So" from ...
    Danny Holgate plays a section of George Gershwin's "Ain't Necesarily So" from Porgy and Bess, a song sung by a Cab inspired character, in an outtake from the documentary Cab Calloway: Sketches. Cab ...
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  • American Masters -- Chris Calloway Brooks Discuss His Grandfather
    S26 E2: Chris Calloway Brooks Discuss His Grandfather
    Chris Calloway Brooks, musician and current director of the Cab Calloway ...
    Chris Calloway Brooks, musician and current director of the Cab Calloway Orchestra, discusses his grandfather Cab Calloway's accomplishments and style. Cab Calloway: Sketches premieres nationally ...
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  • American Masters -- Cab Calloway's Straight Hair
    S26 E2: Cab Calloway's Straight Hair
    Horn player Gerald Wilson, jazz writer Gary Giddens, and jazz critic/cultural ...
    Horn player Gerald Wilson, jazz writer Gary Giddens, and jazz critic/cultural historian Stanley Crouch discuss how Cab's straight hair, unusual in people of African American descent, and his ability ...
    0:01:49