• American Masters -- Alan Stoker shares some insight on Patsy Cline's work
    S31 E3: Alan Stoker shares some insight on Patsy Cline's work
    Alan Stoker talks about Patsy's gift as a singer and an artist, exploring the ...
    Alan Stoker talks about Patsy's gift as a singer and an artist, exploring the difference in style between live performances and studio recordings.
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  • American Masters -- The tension between Patsy Cline and Jimmy Dean
    S31 E3: The tension between Patsy Cline and Jimmy Dean
    Bill Anderson, long-time friend of Jimmy Dean, comments on the "not quite ...
    Bill Anderson, long-time friend of Jimmy Dean, comments on the "not quite oil-and-water" relationship between Cline and Dean.
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  • American Masters -- Listen to how Patsy Cline "fibbed" to perform on CBS
    S31 E3: Listen to how Patsy Cline "fibbed" to perform on CBS
    Julie Fudge, daughter of Patsy Cline, shares a story about how Cline's mother ...
    Julie Fudge, daughter of Patsy Cline, shares a story about how Cline's mother fibbed, acting as her manager, in order to get Patsy Cline onto Arthur Godfrey's CBS show to perform live.
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  • American Masters -- How Patsy Cline overcame the good ol' boys club
    S31 E3: How Patsy Cline overcame the good ol' boys club
    When Patsy Cline began working in country music, female headliners were rare. ...
    When Patsy Cline began working in country music, female headliners were rare. Her tenacity and talent allowed her to overcome bias and become one of the first female solo artists in country music.
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  • American Masters -- Learn how Rosanne Cash's grandmother inspired her
    Learn how Rosanne Cash's grandmother inspired her
    Singer, songwriter and author Rosanne Cash shares how her grandmothers endurance ...
    Singer, songwriter and author Rosanne Cash shares how her grandmothers endurance and optimism inspires her to this day. #InspiringWomanPBS
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  • American Masters -- Learn which Patsy Cline songs inspire Reba McEntire
    S31 E3: Learn which Patsy Cline songs inspire Reba McEntire
    Some of the last songs Patsy Cline recorded, especially "Sweet Dreams," still ...
    Some of the last songs Patsy Cline recorded, especially "Sweet Dreams," still inspire country musicians like Reba McEntire today.
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  • American Masters -- Learn about Patsy Cline's first record deal
    S31 E3: Learn about Patsy Cline's first record deal
    When Patsy Cline first signed a record deal with Four Star Records, she was paid ...
    When Patsy Cline first signed a record deal with Four Star Records, she was paid half of the industry standard, and walked away with 2.34% minus deductions.
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  • American Masters -- How a car crash nearly ended Patsy Cline's career
    S31 E3: How a car crash nearly ended Patsy Cline's career
    At 29 years old, with a successful career and several hits climbing the charts, ...
    At 29 years old, with a successful career and several hits climbing the charts, Patsy Cline was almost killed in a head-on car collision. Permanent scarring and chronic pain could've ended the young ...
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  • American Masters -- Hear how Patsy Cline met her husband, Charlie Dick.
    S31 E3: Hear how Patsy Cline met her husband, Charlie Dick.
    Patsy Cline and Charlie Dick were two young, passionate musicians from ...
    Patsy Cline and Charlie Dick were two young, passionate musicians from working-class backgrounds. After meeting at a club, the two struck up a relationship, and it seemed like a perfect match.
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  • American Masters -- Learn how Patsy Cline broke social norms in the '50s
    S31 E3: Learn how Patsy Cline broke social norms in the '50s
    Forced to drop out of school to earn money, Patsy Cline was an incredibly hard ...
    Forced to drop out of school to earn money, Patsy Cline was an incredibly hard worker, holding several jobs as a teenager while also singing with local groups and competing in talent shows. Cline was ...
    0:01:32
  • American Masters -- How Patsy Cline balanced home life and commercial success
    S31 E3: How Patsy Cline balanced home life and commercial success
    Despite growing commercial success and a rigorous schedule, Patsy Cline ...
    Despite growing commercial success and a rigorous schedule, Patsy Cline continued to manage her household herself. Even as "Crazy" rocketed to the top of the charts in 1962, she balanced domestic ...
    0:01:15
  • American Masters -- The Inspiring Woman behind Lackawanna Blues' Nanny
    The Inspiring Woman behind Lackawanna Blues' Nanny
    Ruben Santiago-Hudson took a moment to share a story for American Masters' ...
    Ruben Santiago-Hudson took a moment to share a story for American Masters' #InspiringWomanPBS campaign. Learn about the woman behind Lackawanna Blues' Nanny.
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  • American Masters -- Dr. Angelou's inauguration poem for President Bill Clinton
    S31 E2: Dr. Angelou's inauguration poem for President Bill Clinton
    When Bill Clinton decided to have a poet read at his inauguration, he ...
    When Bill Clinton decided to have a poet read at his inauguration, he immediately knew it should be Maya Angelou.
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  • American Masters -- Explore the friendship between Maya Angelou and Malcolm X
    S31 E2: Explore the friendship between Maya Angelou and Malcolm X
    While Maya Angelou was living with her son in Ghana, she met and began working ...
    While Maya Angelou was living with her son in Ghana, she met and began working with Malcolm X.
    0:02:04
  • American Masters -- Listen to Dr. Maya Angelou's take on creative writing
    S31 E2: Listen to Dr. Maya Angelou's take on creative writing
    Listen to Dr. Maya Angelou as she describes the challenges she faced as a writer ...
    Listen to Dr. Maya Angelou as she describes the challenges she faced as a writer and the process behind creating literature.
    0:00:49
  • American Masters -- Maya Angelou's missed opportunity to work with Pearl Bailey
    S31 E2: Maya Angelou's missed opportunity to work with Pearl Bailey
    As a single mother, Maya Angelou struggled to provide for her son. An ...
    As a single mother, Maya Angelou struggled to provide for her son. An opportunity to perform with Pearl Bailey would've meant a regular income and less time on the road, but unfortunately Maya was not ...
    0:01:26
  • American Masters -- Hear how Maya Angelou met Tupac Shakur for the first time
    S31 E2: Hear how Maya Angelou met Tupac Shakur for the first time
    Without realizing it, Maya Angelou met Tupac Shakur, and the two ended up ...
    Without realizing it, Maya Angelou met Tupac Shakur, and the two ended up sharing a powerful moment together.
    0:01:52
  • American Masters -- Dr. Maya Angelou's Inspiration and Poetry
    S31 E2: Dr. Maya Angelou's Inspiration and Poetry
    Learn how Dr. Maya Angelou began writing and reading poetry as a child.
    Learn how Dr. Maya Angelou began writing and reading poetry as a child.
    0:03:53
  • American Masters -- Learn about Norman Lear's friendship with Dr. Maya Angelou
    S31 E2: Learn about Norman Lear's friendship with Dr. Maya Angelou
    Learn how Norman Lear struck up a friendship with Dr. Maya Angelou. In this ...
    Learn how Norman Lear struck up a friendship with Dr. Maya Angelou. In this video, he shares his respect for Dr. Angelou's character and work, and talks about the time his family spent with her.
    0:02:02
  • American Masters -- Go behind the scenes with John Singleton
    S31 E2: Go behind the scenes with John Singleton
    John Singleton shares why he believes Dr. Angelou's story is so important in ...
    John Singleton shares why he believes Dr. Angelou's story is so important in this behind-the-scenes footage from "American Masters - Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise."
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  • American Masters -- Learn why Maya Angelou signed with Porgy and Bess
    S31 E2: Learn why Maya Angelou signed with Porgy and Bess
    Dr. Maya Angelou started her career in singing and dancing and eventually signed ...
    Dr. Maya Angelou started her career in singing and dancing and eventually signed a contract with Porgy and Bess in order to further her career. Learn more about her time with the company in this ...
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