• American Masters -- Eliel and Eero Saarinen's Work on First Christian Church
    S30 E9: Eliel and Eero Saarinen's Work on First Christian Church
    The First Christian Church in Columbus, IN, was designed by both Eliel and Eero ...
    The First Christian Church in Columbus, IN, was designed by both Eliel and Eero Saarinen, and shows the marks of Eero's developing style.
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  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen's Revolutionary Design of the Dulles Airport
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen's Revolutionary Design of the Dulles Airport
    In designing the Dulles International Airport, Eero Saarinen re-imagined a ...
    In designing the Dulles International Airport, Eero Saarinen re-imagined a jet-age world, solving the problem of growing terminals by bringing the passenger to the plane with a "mobile lounge."
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  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen's Design of the MIT Chapel
    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen's Design of the MIT Chapel
    In designing the MIT Chapel, Eero Saarinen aimed to capture an environment ...
    In designing the MIT Chapel, Eero Saarinen aimed to capture an environment "which was not derived from a particular religion but from basic spiritual feelings."
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  • American Masters -- Reconstructing Eero Saarinen's MIT Chapel
    S30 E9: Reconstructing Eero Saarinen's MIT Chapel
    MIT is renovating their chapel, designed by Eero Saarinen and dedicated in 1955, ...
    MIT is renovating their chapel, designed by Eero Saarinen and dedicated in 1955, using modern building techniques and materials to maintain the original design.
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  • American Masters -- Marking Man's Time on Earth at General Motors
    S30 E9: Marking Man's Time on Earth at General Motors
    Eero Saarinen believed that "architecture is not just here to give space and ...
    Eero Saarinen believed that "architecture is not just here to give space and shelter, but architecture also has the purpose of marking and enhancing man's time on earth." Nowhere was he able to ...
  • American Masters -- Eero and Eliel Saarinen Compete for St. Louis
    S30 E9: Eero and Eliel Saarinen Compete for St. Louis
    The famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis came out of an architectural competition, ...
    The famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis came out of an architectural competition, where both Eliel and his son, Eero, entered designs. Confusion over a telegraph addressed to "E. Saarinen" led to a ...
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  • American Masters -- Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady on Mentorship
    S30 E8: Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady on Mentorship
    Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady talk about their work as directors and ...
    Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady talk about their work as directors and mentors.
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  • American Masters -- Phil Rosenthal Discusses Norman Lear's Impact
    S30 E8: Phil Rosenthal Discusses Norman Lear's Impact
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, ...
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear’s name is synonymous with the sitcom. The first documentary about the 94-year-old ...
    0:01:09
  • American Masters -- Rob Reiner on "All in the Family" Success
    S30 E8: Rob Reiner on "All in the Family" Success
    Rob Reiner reads early reviews of "All in the Family" and talks about the ...
    Rob Reiner reads early reviews of "All in the Family" and talks about the series' 8-season run.
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  • American Masters -- Norman Lear and Inspiration from The Jeffersons
    S30 E8: Norman Lear and Inspiration from The Jeffersons
    Commentary and discussion on Norman Lear's legacy.
    Commentary and discussion on Norman Lear's legacy.
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  • American Masters -- Norman Lear on the Red Carpet
    S30 E8: Norman Lear on the Red Carpet
    Actors, writers and producers comment on Norman Lear at the red carpet premiere ...
    Actors, writers and producers comment on Norman Lear at the red carpet premiere of American Masters' "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You."
  • American Masters -- Norman Lear - All in The Family Disclaimer
    S30 E8: Norman Lear - All in The Family Disclaimer
    Norman Lear's controversial work led to a disclaimer from CBS. The first ...
    Norman Lear's controversial work led to a disclaimer from CBS. The first documentary about the 94-year-old television legend, "American Masters — Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You," premieres ...
    0:00:57
  • American Masters -- Norman Lear on Legacy
    S30 E8: Norman Lear on Legacy
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, ...
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear’s name is synonymous with the sitcom. The first documentary about the 94-year-old ...
    0:00:27
  • American Masters -- Gloria Naylor on the American Dream
    Gloria Naylor on the American Dream
    Best known for "The Women of Brewster Place," Gloria Naylor speaks about the ...
    Best known for "The Women of Brewster Place," Gloria Naylor speaks about the notion of the American Dream through three American classics: Nella Larsen’s "Passing," F. Scott Fitzgerald’s "The ...
    0:01:09
  • American Masters -- Norman Lear's Psychiatrist
    S30 E8: Norman Lear's Psychiatrist
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, ...
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear’s name is synonymous with the sitcom. The first documentary about the 94-year-old ...
    0:01:51
  • American Masters -- Dar Williams on Joan Baez
    Dar Williams on Joan Baez
    American folk music icon Joan Baez began her career during the 1960s ...
    American folk music icon Joan Baez began her career during the 1960s counterculture movement. Listen as Baez and fellow singer-songwriter Dar Williams share anecdotes about life on the road together ...
    0:01:31
  • American Masters -- Norman Lear on Network Censorship
    S30 E8: Norman Lear on Network Censorship
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, ...
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear’s name is synonymous with the sitcom. The first documentary about the 94-year-old ...
    0:01:23
  • American Masters -- Norman Lear's "Maude" on Tough Issues
    S30 E8: Norman Lear's "Maude" on Tough Issues
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, ...
    Largely responsible for the explosion of bold American television in the 1970s, writer/producer Norman Lear’s name is synonymous with the sitcom. The first documentary about the 94-year-old ...
    0:00:31
  • American Masters -- Nina Bernstein and June Norton on Ella Fitzgerald
    S14 E3: Nina Bernstein and June Norton on Ella Fitzgerald
    Before Ella Fitzgerald became the First Lady of Song and earned 13 Grammy ...
    Before Ella Fitzgerald became the First Lady of Song and earned 13 Grammy Awards, she spent much of her teenage years as an orphan, finding odd jobs and, at times, living on the street. Journalist ...
    0:00:47
  • American Masters -- Venus Williams on Women in Tennis
    S27 E4: Venus Williams on Women in Tennis
    In this exclusive clip from the American Masters Digital Archive, Venus Williams ...
    In this exclusive clip from the American Masters Digital Archive, Venus Williams reflects on the sacrifices made by trailblazers such as Althea Gibson and Billie Jean King, without whom, the game of ...
    0:01:14
  • American Masters -- Mel Brooks on Gene Wilder
    S27 E3: Mel Brooks on Gene Wilder
    In this clip, Brooks reminisces about his collaborations with Wilder, and how he ...
    In this clip, Brooks reminisces about his collaborations with Wilder, and how he almost drove the actor to a nervous breakdown while filming a scene for The Producers (1968).