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Inspiring Woman - Celebrating Diversity: Your Stories

We wanted to highlight some of the stories you've shared with us.

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Inspiring Woman - Celebrating Diversity: Your Stories

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Alan Stoker shares some insight on Patsy Cline's work

American Masters

Alan Stoker shares some insight on Patsy Cline's work

Alan Stoker talks about Patsy's gift as a singer and an artist.

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Alan Stoker shares some insight on Patsy Cline's work

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Hear how Patsy Cline met her husband, Charlie Dick.

American Masters

Hear how Patsy Cline met her husband, Charlie Dick.

Patsy Cline and Charlie Dick met as young, talented musicians from working-class families.

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Hear how Patsy Cline met her husband, Charlie Dick.

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Video thumbnail: American Masters How a car crash nearly ended Patsy Cline's career

American Masters

How a car crash nearly ended Patsy Cline's career

At 29 years old Patsy Cline was almost killed in a head-on car collision.

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How a car crash nearly ended Patsy Cline's career

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Video thumbnail: American Masters How Patsy Cline balanced home life and commercial success

American Masters

How Patsy Cline balanced home life and commercial success

Despite a rigorous performing schedule, Patsy Cline continued to manage her household.

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How Patsy Cline balanced home life and commercial success

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Video thumbnail: American Masters How Patsy Cline lived an '80s lifestyle during the 1950s.

American Masters

How Patsy Cline lived an '80s lifestyle during the 1950s.

Eddie Stubbs describes how modern Patsy Cline's lifestyle was.

How Patsy Cline lived an '80s lifestyle during the 1950s.

Video thumbnail: American Masters How Patsy Cline overcame the good ol' boys club

American Masters

How Patsy Cline overcame the good ol' boys club

When Patsy Cline began working in country music, female headliners were rare.

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How Patsy Cline overcame the good ol' boys club

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Learn about Patsy Cline's first record deal

American Masters

Learn about Patsy Cline's first record deal

Under Patsy Cline's first contract, she was paid half the industry standard.

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Learn about Patsy Cline's first record deal

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Learn how Patsy Cline broke social norms in the '50s

American Masters

Learn how Patsy Cline broke social norms in the '50s

Cline worked hard and broke social norms, wearing men's pants and bright red lipstick.

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Learn how Patsy Cline broke social norms in the '50s

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Learn how Rosanne Cash's grandmother inspired her

American Masters

Learn how Rosanne Cash's grandmother inspired her

Rosanne Cash shares how her grandmothers endurance and optimism inspires her to this day.

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Learn how Rosanne Cash's grandmother inspired her

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Learn which Patsy Cline songs inspire Reba McEntire

American Masters

Learn which Patsy Cline songs inspire Reba McEntire

Patsy Cline songs like "Sweet Dreams" still inspire Reba McEntire today.

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Learn which Patsy Cline songs inspire Reba McEntire

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Listen to how Patsy Cline "fibbed" to perform on CBS

American Masters

Listen to how Patsy Cline "fibbed" to perform on CBS

How Patsy Cline fibbed in order to get onto Arthur Godfrey's CBS show to perform live.

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Listen to how Patsy Cline "fibbed" to perform on CBS

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Video thumbnail: American Masters The tension between Patsy Cline and Jimmy Dean

American Masters

The tension between Patsy Cline and Jimmy Dean

Bill Anderson on the "not quite oil-and-water" relationship between Cline and Dean.

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The tension between Patsy Cline and Jimmy Dean

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Dr. Angelou's inauguration poem for President Bill Clinton

American Masters

Dr. Angelou's inauguration poem for President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton decided to have a poet read at his inauguration: Dr. Maya Angelou.

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Dr. Angelou's inauguration poem for President Bill Clinton

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Explore the friendship between Maya Angelou and Malcolm X

American Masters

Explore the friendship between Maya Angelou and Malcolm X

While Maya Angelou was living in Ghana, she met and began working with Malcolm X.

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Explore the friendship between Maya Angelou and Malcolm X

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American Masters

Go behind the scenes with John Singleton

John Singleton shares why he believes Dr. Angelou's story is so important.

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Go behind the scenes with John Singleton

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Maya Angelou & James Baldwin

American Masters

Maya Angelou & James Baldwin

“Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” Film Excerpt: Maya Angelou & James Baldwin

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Maya Angelou & James Baldwin

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Video thumbnail: American Masters S30 Ep2: Behind the Scenes: Common, Rita Coburn-Whack & Maya

American Masters

S30 Ep2: Behind the Scenes: Common, Rita Coburn-Whack & Maya

Rita Coburn-Whack originally introduced Maya Angelou and Common.

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S30 Ep2: Behind the Scenes: Common, Rita Coburn-Whack & Maya

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Video thumbnail: American Masters S30 Ep2: Dr. Maya Angelou's Inspiration and Poetry

American Masters

S30 Ep2: Dr. Maya Angelou's Inspiration and Poetry

Learn how Dr. Maya Angelou began writing and reading poetry as a child.

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S30 Ep2: Dr. Maya Angelou's Inspiration and Poetry

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Video thumbnail: American Masters S30 Ep2: Filmmaker Interview - Maya Angelou: And Still I Ris

American Masters

S30 Ep2: Filmmaker Interview - Maya Angelou: And Still I Ris

Co-directors Rita Coburn-Whack and Bob Hercules share insight on their work.

S30 Ep2: Filmmaker Interview - Maya Angelou: And Still I Ris

Video thumbnail: American Masters S30 Ep2: Learn about Norman Lear's friendship with Dr. Maya

American Masters

S30 Ep2: Learn about Norman Lear's friendship with Dr. Maya

Learn how Norman Lear struck up a friendship with Dr. Maya Angelou.

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S30 Ep2: Learn about Norman Lear's friendship with Dr. Maya

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Video thumbnail: American Masters S30 Ep2: Learn why Maya Angelou signed with Porgy and Bess

American Masters

S30 Ep2: Learn why Maya Angelou signed with Porgy and Bess

Dr. Maya Angelou started her career singing and dancing in San Francisco.

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S30 Ep2: Learn why Maya Angelou signed with Porgy and Bess

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Video thumbnail: American Masters S30 Ep2: Listen to Dr. Maya Angelou's take on creative writi

American Masters

S30 Ep2: Listen to Dr. Maya Angelou's take on creative writi

Dr. Maya Angelou describes the challenges she faced as a writer.

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S30 Ep2: Listen to Dr. Maya Angelou's take on creative writi

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