• American Masters -- Remembering Jerry Lewis
    Remembering Jerry Lewis
    Beloved comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis passed away on Sunday, August 20, ...
    Beloved comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the age of 91 in his Las Vegas home. In this never before seen interview from August 2015, Lewis discusses what his ...
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  • American Masters -- Inspiring Woman | Your Stories: Ngun Moy Hum
    Inspiring Woman | Your Stories: Ngun Moy Hum
    From viewer Suzanne Eng: "At 21 she dared to come to America. She was an ...
    From viewer Suzanne Eng: "At 21 she dared to come to America. She was an entrepreneur; a liberated woman before it was fashionable. She was afraid of no man, and she roared wherever she went. I am ...
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  • American Masters -- Inspiring Woman | Your Stories: Josephine Rubio Flores
    Inspiring Woman | Your Stories: Josephine Rubio Flores
    From viewer Sylvia Garza: "My mother was a 10th generation Tejana (Texan) who ...
    From viewer Sylvia Garza: "My mother was a 10th generation Tejana (Texan) who grew up in a time when women were not appreciated or respected as others. Because of her constant encouragement, we have ...
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  • American Masters -- Alice Waters shares her Inspiring Woman: Michelle Obama
    S17 E4: Alice Waters shares her Inspiring Woman: Michelle Obama
    Alice Waters shares her Inspiring Woman: Michelle Obama. During her time in the ...
    Alice Waters shares her Inspiring Woman: Michelle Obama. During her time in the White House, Mrs. Obama planted a vegetable garden on the White House lawn and championed healthy eating initiatives. ...
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  • American Masters -- Chris Cosentino shares how he discovered James Beard's work
    S31 E4: Chris Cosentino shares how he discovered James Beard's work
    Known for winning "Top Chef Masters" and for his palate-pleasing offal dishes, ...
    Known for winning "Top Chef Masters" and for his palate-pleasing offal dishes, Chris Cosentino shares the surprising story of how he discovered James Beard's work and legacy.
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  • American Masters -- Discovered the doll designed to look like James Beard
    S31 E4: Discovered the doll designed to look like James Beard
    Caroline Stuart, a friend of James Beard, discovered a doll that was designed to ...
    Caroline Stuart, a friend of James Beard, discovered a doll that was designed to look like James Beard. The toy was only available for a short time, and very few remain today.
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  • American Masters -- Alice Waters remembers her early friendship with James Beard
    S31 E4: Alice Waters remembers her early friendship with James Beard
    Alice Waters recalls a party early in her friendship with James Beard. Waters ...
    Alice Waters recalls a party early in her friendship with James Beard. Waters was nervous bringing her young daughter over to Beard's home, but the two made a wonderful impression on one another.
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  • American Masters -- Insight into James Beard's life as a gay man
    S31 E4: Insight into James Beard's life as a gay man
    In a time when sexuality - especially homosexuality - was not openly discussed, ...
    In a time when sexuality - especially homosexuality - was not openly discussed, James Beard was comfortable, honest and open.
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  • American Masters -- Explore the advent of Food Television with James Beard
    S31 E4: Explore the advent of Food Television with James Beard
    James Beard played a key role in the very first food shows on television. While ...
    James Beard played a key role in the very first food shows on television. While he was a bit ahead of the curve and did not experience success right away, his show laid the groundwork for food ...
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  • American Masters -- How Jacques Pépin's "La Technique" changed modern cooking
    S31 E5: How Jacques Pépin's "La Technique" changed modern cooking
    In 1976, Jacques Pépin published a groundbreaking new book: a cookbook without ...
    In 1976, Jacques Pépin published a groundbreaking new book: a cookbook without recipes. "La Technique" illustrated each moment where your hands interacted with food - teaching the foundations of ...
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  • American Masters -- How James Beard pioneered the farm-to-table movement
    S31 E4: How James Beard pioneered the farm-to-table movement
    James Beard was one of the pioneers of clean cooking. He believed in the ...
    James Beard was one of the pioneers of clean cooking. He believed in the potential of American cuisine and the power of local farmers markets before there was even a name for this movement.
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  • American Masters -- James Beard as a Gastronomic Gigolo
    S31 E4: James Beard as a Gastronomic Gigolo
    Initially interested in acting, James Beard began cooking and entertaining when ...
    Initially interested in acting, James Beard began cooking and entertaining when his savings ran low. Soon, he found himself invited to events and parties across the city. After he began his first ...
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  • American Masters -- James Beard's mother was at the center of Portland's market.
    S31 E4: James Beard's mother was at the center of Portland's market.
    At the turn of the century, Portland had a bustling market culture, and James ...
    At the turn of the century, Portland had a bustling market culture, and James Beard's mother was right at the center of it all. Running a boarding house, Beard's mother brought the very best cooking ...
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  • American Masters -- Life as a chef, husband and Jacques Pépin's son-in-law
    S31 E5: Life as a chef, husband and Jacques Pépin's son-in-law
    When Rollie Wesen, a well-respected chef in his own right, fell in love with ...
    When Rollie Wesen, a well-respected chef in his own right, fell in love with Claudine Pépin, he said his first goal was to win over the incomparable Jacques Pépin by being a good husband, not a ...
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  • American Masters -- Pépin took de-boning a fish to new heights
    S31 E5: Pépin took de-boning a fish to new heights
    Jacques Pépin truly mastered the art of craft, taking a technique like cleaning ...
    Jacques Pépin truly mastered the art of craft, taking a technique like cleaning a chicken or de-boning a fish to new heights. Today, chefs are still inspired by the elegance in his work and movement.
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  • American Masters -- How Jacques Pépin met his wife, Gloria
    S31 E5: How Jacques Pépin met his wife, Gloria
    Gloria shares the story of how she met Jacques, pretending to be a novice and ...
    Gloria shares the story of how she met Jacques, pretending to be a novice and taking skiing lessons from him.
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  • American Masters -- Women in Jacques Pépin's life were entrepreneurs and chefs
    S31 E5: Women in Jacques Pépin's life were entrepreneurs and chefs
    Iconic chef and teacher Jacques Pépin shares his Inspiring Woman - his mother. ...
    Iconic chef and teacher Jacques Pépin shares his Inspiring Woman - his mother. He also talks about the many women in his family who worked as chefs and ran restaurants. Share your story at ...
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  • American Masters -- Duff Goldman remembers his first James Beard recipe
    S31 E4: Duff Goldman remembers his first James Beard recipe
    Baltimore-based Pastry Chef Duff Goldman remembers the first time he worked with ...
    Baltimore-based Pastry Chef Duff Goldman remembers the first time he worked with a James Beard recipe - turtle soup - and it wasn't pretty.
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  • American Masters -- Learn Jacques Pépin's famous omelet techniques
    S31 E5: Learn Jacques Pépin's famous omelet techniques
    Jacques Pépin is perhaps best known for teaching America how to make an omelet. ...
    Jacques Pépin is perhaps best known for teaching America how to make an omelet. Here, he shares two different techniques for making this perfect egg dish.
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  • American Masters -- 50 Years of Aretha Franklin's "Respect"
    S3 E4: 50 Years of Aretha Franklin's "Respect"
    When Aretha Franklin re-recorded Otis Redding's "Respect," she created not only ...
    When Aretha Franklin re-recorded Otis Redding's "Respect," she created not only a classic Soul hit, but also an anthem for the feminist and civil rights movements.
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  • American Masters -- Patsy Cline: Filmmaker Interview
    S31 E3: Patsy Cline: Filmmaker Interview
    Filmmaker Barbara Hall comments on the making of the film, "Patsy Cline."
    Filmmaker Barbara Hall comments on the making of the film, "Patsy Cline."
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