• American Masters -- The Spanish-American War and Yellow Journalism
    S33 E5: The Spanish-American War and Yellow Journalism
    Joseph Pulitzer fought for readership with his nemesis, William Randolph Hearst, ...
    Joseph Pulitzer fought for readership with his nemesis, William Randolph Hearst, in the mid-1890s. Both crossed the line into “yellow journalism” during the Spanish-American War.
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  • American Masters -- Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem on Holly Near
    S33 E4: Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem on Holly Near
    Directed by four-time Emmy Award-winner Jim Brown (American Masters — The ...
    Directed by four-time Emmy Award-winner Jim Brown (American Masters — The Highwaymen: Friends Til The End, American Masters – Pete Seeger: The Power of Song), the documentary premieres nationwide ...
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  • American Masters -- Holly Near on the story behind "Singing For Our Lives"
    S33 E4: Holly Near on the story behind "Singing For Our Lives"
    Holly Near shares the touching story behind her famous song "Singing For Our ...
    Holly Near shares the touching story behind her famous song "Singing For Our Lives" and explains how it turned into an anthem for the LGBTQ movement. The song was written after she heard news of the ...
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  • American Masters -- Sammy Davis, Jr.'s Close Call with Death
    Sammy Davis, Jr.'s Close Call with Death
    The devastating car accident that caused Sammy Davis, Jr. to reevaluate his life ...
    The devastating car accident that caused Sammy Davis, Jr. to reevaluate his life and change his religious beliefs.
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  • American Masters -- Norman Lear on how Sammy Davis, Jr. Broke Barriers on TV
    Norman Lear on how Sammy Davis, Jr. Broke Barriers on TV
    Norman Lear talks about Sammy Davis, Jr.’s guest appearance on All in the ...
    Norman Lear talks about Sammy Davis, Jr.’s guest appearance on All in the Family and how it became an iconic television moment.
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  • American Masters -- Sammy Davis, Jr. on His Greatest Fear
    Sammy Davis, Jr. on His Greatest Fear
    Sammy Davis, Jr. reveals the reasons why the song “Mr. Bojangles” resonated ...
    Sammy Davis, Jr. reveals the reasons why the song “Mr. Bojangles” resonated so much with him as an entertainer.
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Jonas Mekas
    Remembering Jonas Mekas
    Jonas Mekas, the influential filmmaker and co-founder of Anthology Film Archives ...
    Jonas Mekas, the influential filmmaker and co-founder of Anthology Film Archives and the New York Film-Makers' Cooperative, talks to director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders for Lou Reed: Rock and Roll ...
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Carol Channing
    Remembering Carol Channing
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  • American Masters -- James Watson on X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin
    S33 E1: James Watson on X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin
    X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin’s work contributed to James Watson ...
    X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin’s work contributed to James Watson and Francis Crick’s discovery of DNA’s structure. Yet, Watson insulted Franklin and depicted her in a negative light ...
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  • American Masters -- DNA Discoveries Before Watson and Crick
    S33 E1: DNA Discoveries Before Watson and Crick
    James Watson and Francis Crick discovered DNA’s structure in 1953, but other ...
    James Watson and Francis Crick discovered DNA’s structure in 1953, but other scientists paved the way for them. Swiss chemist Friedrich Miescher isolated DNA in 1869, testing cell nuclei in pus. In ...
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  • American Masters -- Demystifying DNA Structure
    S33 E1: Demystifying DNA Structure
    DNA is known as “the molecule of life.” But what exactly is DNA, and how ...
    DNA is known as “the molecule of life.” But what exactly is DNA, and how does it work? Molecular biologist Andrea Morris and other experts explain the science behind the double helix and how it ...
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Stan Lee
    Remembering Stan Lee
    In interviews with American Masters Executive Producer Michael Kantor for ...
    In interviews with American Masters Executive Producer Michael Kantor for Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle, comic book legend Stan Lee and others discuss Lee’s influential work at Marvel Comics, ...
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Paula Wayne
    Remembering Paula Wayne
    Paula Wayne starred alongside Sammy Davis, Jr., in the groundbreaking Broadway ...
    Paula Wayne starred alongside Sammy Davis, Jr., in the groundbreaking Broadway musical “Golden Boy” about a black boxer who falls for his manager's white girlfriend – they shared the first ...
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  • American Masters -- Itzhak Perlman and Alan Alda’s Friendship
    S32 E9: Itzhak Perlman and Alan Alda’s Friendship
    Itzhak Perlman and Alan Alda on "Garbage Pail Soup,” the similarities between ...
    Itzhak Perlman and Alan Alda on "Garbage Pail Soup,” the similarities between acting and musicianship and getting older.
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  • American Masters -- Itzhak Perlman Plays "Theme From Schindler’s List"
    S32 E9: Itzhak Perlman Plays "Theme From Schindler’s List"
    Violinist Itzhak Perlman plays the theme from Schindler’s List for Amnon ...
    Violinist Itzhak Perlman plays the theme from Schindler’s List for Amnon Weinstein as they discuss the importance of the violin for Jewish people in Nazi internment camps.
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  • American Masters -- Basquiat's Childhood Accident
    S32 E8: Basquiat's Childhood Accident
    Jean-Michel Basquiat and his sister Lisane on his childhood car accident and how ...
    Jean-Michel Basquiat and his sister Lisane on his childhood car accident and how he became influenced by the famous book, Gray's Anatomy.
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  • American Masters -- Basquiat and Warhol's Portrait
    S32 E8: Basquiat and Warhol's Portrait
    Artists discuss how Jean-Michel Basquiat painted a portrait of himself with Andy ...
    Artists discuss how Jean-Michel Basquiat painted a portrait of himself with Andy Warhol minutes after taking Polaroids together.
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  • American Masters -- Interview with Director Kristi Zea
    S32 E6: Interview with Director Kristi Zea
    Interview with Director Kristi Zea.
    Interview with Director Kristi Zea.
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  • American Masters -- Elizabeth Murray on Being an Artist and Mother
    S32 E6: Elizabeth Murray on Being an Artist and Mother
    Elizabeth Murray made no concessions, refusing to choose between motherhood and ...
    Elizabeth Murray made no concessions, refusing to choose between motherhood and a successful career.
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  • American Masters -- Andrew Wyeth on Visiting the Kuerner Farm
    S32 E7: Andrew Wyeth on Visiting the Kuerner Farm
    The freedom and intimacy of visiting the Kuerner family’s farm was an ...
    The freedom and intimacy of visiting the Kuerner family’s farm was an important inspiration for Andrew Wyeth’s work.
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  • American Masters -- Elizabeth Murray on Using Bold Colors
    S32 E6: Elizabeth Murray on Using Bold Colors
    Elizabeth Murray broke barriers in the art world by putting content into ...
    Elizabeth Murray broke barriers in the art world by putting content into abstraction.
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