• 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.
    0:03:04
  • 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.
    0:05:52
  • 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.
    0:02:26
  • 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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  • 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.
    0:01:16
  • 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.
    0:00:36
  • 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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