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Video thumbnail: American Masters Patsy Cline: Trailer

American Masters

Patsy Cline: Trailer

Patsy Cline defined modern country music with singular talent and heart‐wrenching depth.

Patsy Cline: Trailer

Video thumbnail: American Masters PBS Previews: Patsy Cline

American Masters

PBS Previews: Patsy Cline

Producer and director Barbara Hall talks about the inspiration behind "Patsy Cline."

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PBS Previews: Patsy Cline

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

American Masters

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

Rita Coburn-Whack originally introduced Maya Angelou and Common.

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

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

American Masters

Dr. Maya Angelou's Inspiration and Poetry

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

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Dr. Maya Angelou's Inspiration and Poetry

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Go behind the scenes with John Singleton

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 Learn about Norman Lear's friendship with Dr. Maya Angelou

American Masters

Learn about Norman Lear's friendship with Dr. Maya Angelou

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

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Learn about Norman Lear's friendship with Dr. Maya Angelou

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

American Masters

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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Learn why Maya Angelou signed with Porgy and Bess

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Maya Angelou On Teaching

American Masters

Maya Angelou On Teaching

Maya Angelou speaks about her work as a teacher and what she shares with her students.

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Maya Angelou On Teaching

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Maya Angelou's missed opportunity to work with Pearl Bailey

American Masters

Maya Angelou's missed opportunity to work with Pearl Bailey

Maya Angelou nearly had an opportunity early in her career to work with Pearl Bailey.

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Maya Angelou's missed opportunity to work with Pearl Bailey

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise - Trailer

American Masters

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise - Trailer

Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had.

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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise - Trailer

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Video thumbnail: American Masters See Maya Angelou's early performances in the Bay Area

American Masters

See Maya Angelou's early performances in the Bay Area

Maya Angelou transitioned from dancing to singing early in her career.

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See Maya Angelou's early performances in the Bay Area

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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 August Wilson and African American Culture

American Masters

August Wilson and African American Culture

Ruben Santiago-Hudson describe August Wilson's work for the African American community

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August Wilson and African American Culture

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Video thumbnail: American Masters August Wilson's Timeless Work

American Masters

August Wilson's Timeless Work

Ruben Santiago-Hudson shares why Wilson's work is so timeless and universal.

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August Wilson's Timeless Work

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Video thumbnail: American Masters The Essential Ingredients for an August Wilson Play

American Masters

The Essential Ingredients for an August Wilson Play

Ruben Santiago-Hudson shares the essential ingredients for any August Wilson play.

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The Essential Ingredients for an August Wilson Play

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Lumet On Blacklisting

American Masters

Lumet On Blacklisting

Sidney Lumet describes his work on "Tragedy in a Temporary Town"

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Lumet On Blacklisting

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Lumet Talks About Network

American Masters

Lumet Talks About Network

Sidney Lumet discusses his work on the film "Network"

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Lumet Talks About Network

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Lumet's Motivation for Making "12 Angry Men"

American Masters

Lumet's Motivation for Making "12 Angry Men"

Sidney Lumet describes his motivations for making the movie "12 Angry Men"

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Lumet's Motivation for Making "12 Angry Men"

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Katharine Hepburn

American Masters

Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Katharine Hepburn

Sidney Lumet speaks about his work with Katharine Hepburn.

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Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Katharine Hepburn

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Walter Cronkite

American Masters

Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Walter Cronkite

Sidney Lumet speaks about his work adapting the radio show "You Are There" for television.

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Sidney Lumet Recalls Working with Walter Cronkite

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Video thumbnail: American Masters By Sidney Lumet - Trailer

American Masters

By Sidney Lumet - Trailer

Explore the socially conscious work of the director of “12 Angry Men” and “Network."

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By Sidney Lumet - Trailer

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Sidney Lumet on "Dog Day Afternoon"

American Masters

Sidney Lumet on "Dog Day Afternoon"

Sidney Lumet describes the characters and the narrative drive behind "Dog Day Afternoon."

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Sidney Lumet on "Dog Day Afternoon"

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Aline Louchheim and Eero Saarinen

American Masters

Aline Louchheim and Eero Saarinen

Aline Louchheim quickly developed a strong relationship with Eero Saarinen.

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Aline Louchheim and Eero Saarinen

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