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American Masters

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


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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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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