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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 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 Eero and Eliel Saarinen Compete for St. Louis

American Masters

Eero and Eliel Saarinen Compete for St. Louis

Both Eliel and his son, Eero, competed to design a new monument in St. Louis, MO.

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Eero and Eliel Saarinen Compete for St. Louis

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future - Trailer

American Masters

Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future - Trailer

Explore the life of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen

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Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future - Trailer

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady on Mentorship

American Masters

Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady on Mentorship

Filmmakers Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady talk about their work as directors and mentors.

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Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady on Mentorship

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Phil Rosenthal Discusses Norman Lear's Impact

American Masters

Phil Rosenthal Discusses Norman Lear's Impact

Phil Rosenthal discusses the changes brought about by "All In the Family."

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Phil Rosenthal Discusses Norman Lear's Impact

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Rob Reiner on "All in the Family" Success

American Masters

Rob Reiner on "All in the Family" Success

Rob Reiner talks about the series' 8-season run.

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Rob Reiner on "All in the Family" Success

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Norman Lear and Inspiration from The Jeffersons

American Masters

Norman Lear and Inspiration from The Jeffersons

Commentary and discussion on Norman Lear's legacy.

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Norman Lear and Inspiration from The Jeffersons

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Norman Lear on Tough Conversations

American Masters

Norman Lear on Tough Conversations

Norman Lear's work focused on real people and real conversations.

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Norman Lear on Tough Conversations

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Norman Lear on the Red Carpet

American Masters

Norman Lear on the Red Carpet

Norman Lear at the red carpet premiere of "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You."

Norman Lear on the Red Carpet

Video thumbnail: American Masters Norman Lear - All in The Family Disclaimer

American Masters

Norman Lear - All in The Family Disclaimer

Norman Lear's controversial work led to a disclaimer from CBS.

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Norman Lear - All in The Family Disclaimer

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Norman Lear on Legacy

American Masters

Norman Lear on Legacy

Norman Lear discusses his work and legacy.

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Norman Lear on Legacy

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Gloria Naylor on the American Dream

American Masters

Gloria Naylor on the American Dream

We remember novelist Gloria Naylor, who died September 28, 2016, at the age of 66.

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Gloria Naylor on the American Dream

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Bonus: Joan Baez and Dar Williams Sing “If I Wrote You"

American Masters

Bonus: Joan Baez and Dar Williams Sing “If I Wrote You"

Joan Baez and Dar Williams perform in this impromptu duet of “If I Wrote You."

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Bonus: Joan Baez and Dar Williams Sing “If I Wrote You"

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Norman Lear's Psychiatrist

American Masters

Norman Lear's Psychiatrist

A conversation with his psychiatrist helps Norman decide to sell syndication rights.

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Norman Lear's Psychiatrist

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Dar Williams on Joan Baez

American Masters

Dar Williams on Joan Baez

Dar Williams recalls a conversation with Joan Baez about the Vietnam War.

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Dar Williams on Joan Baez

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Norman Lear on Network Censorship

American Masters

Norman Lear on Network Censorship

In his prolific career, Norman Lear often found himself arguing with network censors.

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Norman Lear on Network Censorship

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Norman Lear's "Maude" on Tough Issues

American Masters

Norman Lear's "Maude" on Tough Issues

The groundbreaking show "Maude" addressed women's issues, like abortion, head-on.

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Norman Lear's "Maude" on Tough Issues

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Nina Bernstein and June Norton on Ella Fitzgerald

American Masters

Nina Bernstein and June Norton on Ella Fitzgerald

Filmmaker Charlotte Zwerin interviews Nina Bernstein and June Norton

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Nina Bernstein and June Norton on Ella Fitzgerald

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Venus Williams on Women in Tennis

American Masters

Venus Williams on Women in Tennis

Venus Williams talks about the trailblazers who forged the way making her tennis career po

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Venus Williams on Women in Tennis

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Mel Brooks on Gene Wilder

American Masters

Mel Brooks on Gene Wilder

“Everything Gene did for me as a film artist was angelic and supreme.”

Mel Brooks on Gene Wilder

Video thumbnail: American Masters Patti Smith on the Scene

American Masters

Patti Smith on the Scene

Patti Smith talks about her dream of a label-free future.

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Patti Smith on the Scene

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Fran Drescher on Lucille Ball

American Masters

Fran Drescher on Lucille Ball

Fran Drescher talks about how the character of Lucy resonated with women across America.

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Fran Drescher on Lucille Ball

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