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Edward Norton's Analysis of "The Catcher in the Rye"

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Actor and producer Edward Norton gives his analysis of the novel and the character Holden Caulfield in this film outtake from "Salinger." He read "The Catcher in the Rye" as a teen and has thought about the crafting of the dialogue and character of Holden for years.

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Video thumbnail: American Masters The Women's List

American Masters

The Women's List

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

54:14

The Women's List

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film

American Masters

Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film

Discover the violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students and archival performances.

53:10

Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film

53:10

Video thumbnail: American Masters August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Full Film

American Masters

August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Full Film

The first documentary about the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning playwright August Wilson.

1:24:40

August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Full Film

1:24:40

Video thumbnail: American Masters The Boomer List

American Masters

The Boomer List

Meet 19 iconic baby boomers from this influential generation born between 1946 and 1964.

1:22:56

The Boomer List

1:22:56

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Video thumbnail: American Masters P!nk, Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis can relate to Janis

American Masters

P!nk, Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis can relate to Janis

P!nk, Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis can relate to Janis Joplin.

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P!nk, Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis can relate to Janis

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Janis Joplin's former lover: "She set me free"

American Masters

Janis Joplin's former lover: "She set me free"

Janis Joplin's former lover, David Niehaus, remembers his relationship with Janis.

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Janis Joplin's former lover: "She set me free"

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Chan Marshall Talks About Voicing Janis Joplin's Letters

American Masters

Chan Marshall Talks About Voicing Janis Joplin's Letters

Chan Marshall Talks About Voicing Janis Joplin's Letters

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Chan Marshall Talks About Voicing Janis Joplin's Letters

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Why Janis Joplin left Big Brother & the Holding Company

American Masters

Why Janis Joplin left Big Brother & the Holding Company

Why Janis Joplin left Big Brother & the Holding Company

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Why Janis Joplin left Big Brother & the Holding Company

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Merle Keeps You On Your Toes

American Masters

Merle Keeps You On Your Toes

Band members of The Strangers talk about performing with Merle Haggard, often unprepared.

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Merle Keeps You On Your Toes

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American Masters

Letter Home Reveals Janis’ Greatest Ambition

Janis' letter home reveals struggles and desires toward the end of her life.

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Letter Home Reveals Janis’ Greatest Ambition

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Dick Cavett on Janis Joplin’s Influence

American Masters

Dick Cavett on Janis Joplin’s Influence

Dick Cavett describes Janis Joplin’s influence on his show and their relationship.

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Dick Cavett on Janis Joplin’s Influence

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Loretta Lynn's Gowns

American Masters

Loretta Lynn's Gowns

Loretta Lynn's personal designer shows two of her gowns displayed in her museum.

Loretta Lynn's Gowns

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Janis: Little Girl Blue - Trailer

American Masters

Janis: Little Girl Blue - Trailer

Janis Joplin thrilled audiences and blazed new creative trails before her death at age 27.

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Janis: Little Girl Blue - Trailer

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American Masters

Director Amy Berg Brings Janis Back to Life

Director Amy Berg talks about bringing Janis Joplin back to life in her documentary.

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Director Amy Berg Brings Janis Back to Life

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Video thumbnail: American Masters American Ballet Theatre: A History

American Masters

American Ballet Theatre: A History

Ric Burns’ documentary on the rich, 75-year history of the preeminent ballet company.

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American Ballet Theatre: A History

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Video thumbnail: American Masters Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl - Trailer

American Masters

Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl - Trailer

"The Queen of Country Music” is still going strong after more than 50 years of music.

Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl - Trailer

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