• American Masters -- James Baldwin: Civil Rights Highlights
    S4 E4: James Baldwin: Civil Rights Highlights
    Features highlights of Baldwin's deep involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, ...
    Features highlights of Baldwin's deep involvement in the Civil Rights Movement, including "The Fire Next Time," the March on Washington, the March from Selma to Montgomery and the Baldwin/Buckley ...
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  • American Masters -- American Master Mel Brooks on Friend and Mentor Sid Caesar
    S27 E3: American Master Mel Brooks on Friend and Mentor Sid Caesar
    Comedic legend Sid Caesar passed away February 12, 2014, at the age of 91. ...
    Comedic legend Sid Caesar passed away February 12, 2014, at the age of 91. Caesar was a friend and mentor to Mel Brooks and the two worked together through much of Brooks’ early career. See Brooks ...
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  • American Masters -- Philip Roth: Invention
    S27 E2: Philip Roth: Invention
    Philip Roth: Invention
    Philip Roth: Invention
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  • American Masters -- Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Didn't it Rain (Live 1964)
    S27 E1: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Didn't it Rain (Live 1964)
    In 1964, Sister Rosetta Tharpe took over a disused rail station in England and ...
    In 1964, Sister Rosetta Tharpe took over a disused rail station in England and played "Didn't Rain."
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  • American Masters -- Sister Rosetta Tharpe: 1957 Tour
    S27 E1: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: 1957 Tour
    The year Sister Rosetta Tharpe hit the road with Dixieland trombonist Chris ...
    The year Sister Rosetta Tharpe hit the road with Dixieland trombonist Chris Barber and his band.
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  • American Masters -- Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Mick Csaky on making the film
    S27 E1: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: Mick Csaky on making the film
    Director Mick Csaky on making “The Godmother of Rock & Roll.”
    Director Mick Csaky on making “The Godmother of Rock & Roll.”
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  • American Masters -- Joffrey: Film Excerpt - Parade
    S26 E8: Joffrey: Film Excerpt - Parade
    The Joffrey's revival of Leonide Massine's 'Parade'.
    The Joffrey's revival of Leonide Massine's 'Parade'.
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  • American Masters -- Joffrey: Film Excerpt - Astarte
    S26 E8: Joffrey: Film Excerpt - Astarte
    Astarte, choreographed by Robert Joffrey, was the first live, multi-media ...
    Astarte, choreographed by Robert Joffrey, was the first live, multi-media ballet.
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  • American Masters -- Joffrey: The Green Table Rehearsal (1967)
    S26 E8: Joffrey: The Green Table Rehearsal (1967)
    The Green Table is a pacifist work depicting the inhumanities and corruption of ...
    The Green Table is a pacifist work depicting the inhumanities and corruption of war. It was created in 1932 for the International Competition of Choreography in Paris, where it won first prize. In ...
    0:25:57
  • American Masters -- Inventing David Geffen: Mother
    S26 E7: Inventing David Geffen: Mother
    The part David Geffen's mother played in his inventing of himself.
    The part David Geffen's mother played in his inventing of himself.
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  • American Masters -- Inventing David Geffen: Free Man In Paris
    S26 E7: Inventing David Geffen: Free Man In Paris
    There are many ways you could interpret Joni Mitchell's "Free Man In Paris." ...
    There are many ways you could interpret Joni Mitchell's "Free Man In Paris." Robbie Robertson of The Band gives his take on the meaning.
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  • American Masters -- Inventing David Geffen: 'I'm in love with Cher!'
    S26 E7: Inventing David Geffen: 'I'm in love with Cher!'
    David Geffen and Cher both recall meeting in 1973 at Geffen’s table at The ...
    David Geffen and Cher both recall meeting in 1973 at Geffen’s table at The Roxy on Sunset Blvd., as well as the unexpected romantic relationship that ensued.
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  • American Masters -- Inventing David Geffen: David Geffen In Three Words
    S26 E7: Inventing David Geffen: David Geffen In Three Words
    How would you describe David Geffen? You have three words to do it.
    How would you describe David Geffen? You have three words to do it.
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  • 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 ...
    0:03:48
  • 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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