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American Masters

Writing "Release"

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This excerpt from Cameron Crowe's Pearl Jam Twenty features the band discussing songwriting in the early days and includes a performance of "Release" from Arena Di Verona, Italy - September 16, 2006. American Masters Pearl Jam Twenty premieres nationwide Friday, October 21, 2011 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) as part of the first PBS Arts Fall Festival.

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Mike Nichols: American Masters

The late, great director (The Graduate, Angels in America) discusses his 50-year career.

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The Women's List

Meet 15 women who define contemporary American culture in Greenfield-Sanders’ new film.

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Mike Nichols and "The Graduate"

Mike Nichols won an Academy Award for directing "The Graduate," his second film.

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Mike Nichols' Laugh

Stars of theater and film remember Mike Nichols' famous, uncontrollable laughter.

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Carole King: Natural Woman - Trailer

King tells her story in a new documentary with previously unseen and rare performances.

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