Frank Lloyd Wright

This two-part documentary explores the life of one of America's greatest architects -- hated by some, worshipped by others and ignored by many. Using archival photographs, live cinematography, interviews, newsreel footage and home movies, the film tells the story of Wright's turbulent life and his extraordinary professional career.

Funding Provided By: General Motors Corporation; The Pew Charitable Trusts; PBS; CPB; David H. Koch: The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; The National Endowment for the Humanities; Illinois Bureau of Tourism

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Video thumbnail: Frank Lloyd Wright Designing Fallingwater

Frank Lloyd Wright

Designing Fallingwater

Fallingwater is one of the most famous modern homes in the world.

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Designing Fallingwater

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Video thumbnail: Frank Lloyd Wright Organic Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright

Organic Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright's signature style followed the philosophy of organic architecture.

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Organic Architecture

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Video thumbnail: Frank Lloyd Wright Wright's Home

Frank Lloyd Wright

Wright's Home

Wright designed his own home and studio in Oak Park, Illinois.

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Wright's Home

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Video thumbnail: Frank Lloyd Wright Edgar Tafel Discusses Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

Edgar Tafel Discusses Frank Lloyd Wright

Edgar Tafel talks about Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Edgar Tafel Discusses Frank Lloyd Wright

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Video thumbnail: Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright: Phillip Johnson

Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright: Phillip Johnson

Phillip Johnson talks about Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Frank Lloyd Wright: Phillip Johnson

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Video thumbnail: Frank Lloyd Wright Maya Lin on Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

Maya Lin on Frank Lloyd Wright

Maya Lin talks about how controlling Frank Lloyd Wright was.

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Maya Lin on Frank Lloyd Wright

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Video thumbnail: Frank Lloyd Wright Wright Never Saw Any Limits

Frank Lloyd Wright

Wright Never Saw Any Limits

Meryle Secrest talks about Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Wright Never Saw Any Limits

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