• American Masters -- See Maya Angelou's early performances in the Bay Area
    S31 E2: See Maya Angelou's early performances in the Bay Area
    Maya Angelou transitioned from dancing to singing early in her career, focusing ...
    Maya Angelou transitioned from dancing to singing early in her career, focusing on Calypso-style music while working in the Bay Area.
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  • American Masters -- Behind the Scenes: Common, Rita Coburn-Whack & Maya Angelou
    S31 E2: Behind the Scenes: Common, Rita Coburn-Whack & Maya Angelou
    Rita Coburn-Whack, co-director of American Masters - Maya Angelou: And Still I ...
    Rita Coburn-Whack, co-director of American Masters - Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, originally introduced Maya Angelou and Common, who continued to work together and collaborate as writers and ...
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  • American Masters -- Maya Angelou On Teaching
    S31 E2: Maya Angelou On Teaching
    Maya Angelou speaks about her work as a teacher and what inspired her to give ...
    Maya Angelou speaks about her work as a teacher and what inspired her to give back to students.
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  • American Masters -- Maya Angelou & James Baldwin
    S31 E2: Maya Angelou & James Baldwin
    Maya Angelou, Lou Gossett Jr., and Guy Johnson speak about James Baldwin.
    Maya Angelou, Lou Gossett Jr., and Guy Johnson speak about James Baldwin.
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  • American Masters -- Louis Gossett Jr. shares a story about his great-grandmother
    S31 E2: Louis Gossett Jr. shares a story about his great-grandmother
    Louis Gossett Jr. shares a story about an inspiring woman in his life: his ...
    Louis Gossett Jr. shares a story about an inspiring woman in his life: his great-grandmother. Join us in celebrating the powerful, creative and innovative women in our lives. Inspiring Woman is a ...
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  • American Masters -- See Behind the Scenes of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
    S31 E2: See Behind the Scenes of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
    Filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn-Whack share some of the inspiration and ...
    Filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn-Whack share some of the inspiration and process that went into making the film Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise.
    0:03:57
  • American Masters -- August Wilson and African American Culture
    S29 E2: August Wilson and African American Culture
    Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of ...
    Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of August Wilson's "Jitney," speaks of Wilson as a lion, bringing the African American experience out of the periphery and ...
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  • American Masters -- August Wilson's Timeless Work
    S29 E2: August Wilson's Timeless Work
    Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of ...
    Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of August Wilson's "Jitney," shares why Wilson's work is so timeless and universal.
    0:00:35
  • American Masters -- The Essential Ingredients for an August Wilson Play
    S29 E2: The Essential Ingredients for an August Wilson Play
    Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of ...
    Tony-award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, now directing the Broadway premiere of August Wilson's "Jitney," shares what he feels are the essential ingredients for any August Wilson play.
    0:00:35
  • American Masters -- Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Walter Cronkite
    S31 E1: Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Walter Cronkite
    Sidney Lumet speaks about his work adapting the radio show "You Are There" for ...
    Sidney Lumet speaks about his work adapting the radio show "You Are There" for television. Working with Walter Cronkite, Lumet directed a news show that covered major historical events in a modern ...
    0:02:48
  • American Masters -- Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Katharine Hepburn
    S31 E1: Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Katharine Hepburn
    Sidney Lumet speaks about his work with Katharine Hepburn and describes a ...
    Sidney Lumet speaks about his work with Katharine Hepburn and describes a particularly charged and emotional moment on-screen between a mother and her child.
    0:02:36
  • American Masters -- Lumet Talks About Network
    S31 E1: Lumet Talks About Network
    Sidney Lumet discusses his work on the film "Network," commenting on the ...
    Sidney Lumet discusses his work on the film "Network," commenting on the character's storyline and the narrative of the film.
    0:03:36
  • American Masters -- Lumet On Blacklisting
    S31 E1: Lumet On Blacklisting
    Sidney Lumet describes his work on "Tragedy in a Temporary Town," and discusses ...
    Sidney Lumet describes his work on "Tragedy in a Temporary Town," and discusses the power of live television, especially during the blacklisting period of the 1950s.
    0:03:19
  • American Masters -- Lumet's Motivation for Making "12 Angry Men"
    S31 E1: Lumet's Motivation for Making "12 Angry Men"
    Sidney Lumet describes his motivations for making the movie "12 Angry Men," one ...
    Sidney Lumet describes his motivations for making the movie "12 Angry Men," one of his first projects as a filmmaker.
    0:00:59
  • American Masters -- Sidney Lumet on "Dog Day Afternoon"
    S31 E1: Sidney Lumet on "Dog Day Afternoon"
    With candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and ...
    With candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and as a human being. The documentary features clips from Lumet’s films – 44 films made in 50 years – including ...
    0:01:03
  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future ~ Making the
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future ~ Making the
    Director Peter Rosen and Director of Photography, ASC, Eric Saarinen, discuss ...
    Director Peter Rosen and Director of Photography, ASC, Eric Saarinen, discuss the making of the film Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future.
    0:10:04
  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen's Design of the CBS Building in New York City
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen's Design of the CBS Building in New York City
    The CBS Building in New York City, or Black Rock, is an imposing 38-story ...
    The CBS Building in New York City, or Black Rock, is an imposing 38-story building of black marble. Leaning away from the glass and concrete construction of the time, Saarinen wanted to create ...
    0:01:34
  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen and Aline Louchheim's Shared Ambition
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen and Aline Louchheim's Shared Ambition
    As Eero Saarinen struggled to maintain his relationship with his wife, his ...
    As Eero Saarinen struggled to maintain his relationship with his wife, his relationship with Aline Louchheim and their shared professional ambition bloomed.
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  • American Masters -- Aline Louchheim and Eero Saarinen
    S30 E9: Aline Louchheim and Eero Saarinen
    Aline Louchheim, an art critic at the New York Times, quickly developed a strong ...
    Aline Louchheim, an art critic at the New York Times, quickly developed a strong relationship with Eero Saarinen.
    0:02:18
  • American Masters -- Conquering gravity with Saarinen at the TWA Flight Center
    S30 E9: Conquering gravity with Saarinen at the TWA Flight Center
    At TWA, we tried to design a building in which the architecture itself would ...
    At TWA, we tried to design a building in which the architecture itself would express the drama and excitement of travel. In a way, this is man's desire to conquer gravity.
    0:02:46
  • American Masters -- How Eero Saarinen Imagined the Ingalls Rink at Yale
    S30 E9: How Eero Saarinen Imagined the Ingalls Rink at Yale
    In a time of modernist architecture, Eero Saarinen broke the mold by creating ...
    In a time of modernist architecture, Eero Saarinen broke the mold by creating emotionally compelling buildings. When designing the Ingalls Rink for Yale's hockey team, Saarinen used suspended cables ...
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