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American Masters

American Ballet Theatre: A History

Video duration: 3:31

Encore broadcast. Ric Burns’ film on the 75-year history of the preeminent ballet company combines rehearsal footage, virtuoso performances and interviews with ABT's key figures including Alicia Alonso and the late Donald Saddler and Frederic Franklin; Susan Jaffe and Julie Kent, Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, Marcelo Gomez, choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

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American Masters

Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue

American Masters - Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue

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Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue

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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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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

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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

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Video thumbnail: American Masters The Highwaymen: 'The Mount Rushmore of Country Music'

American Masters

The Highwaymen: 'The Mount Rushmore of Country Music'

Find out why The Highwaymen were often called "The Mount Rushmore of Country Music."

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The Highwaymen: 'The Mount Rushmore of Country Music'

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American Masters

Willie Nelson Sings 'Always On My Mind' at Nassau Coliseum

Concert footage of Willie Nelson Sings "Always On My Mind" at Nassau Coliseum in 1990.

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Willie Nelson Sings 'Always On My Mind' at Nassau Coliseum

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American Masters

How Kris Kristofferson Convinced Cash to Record His Songs

How did Kris Kristofferson convince Johnny Cash to record his songs?

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How Kris Kristofferson Convinced Cash to Record His Songs

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American Masters

Filmmaker Jim Brown: The Highwaymen Had a Message

Director and producer Jim Brown talks about the making of The Highwaymen documentary.

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Filmmaker Jim Brown: The Highwaymen Had a Message

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American Masters

How Waylon Jennings Started the Outlaw Movement

How Waylon Jennings started and defined the outlaw movement in country music.

How Waylon Jennings Started the Outlaw Movement

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American Masters

How the Highwaymen Became Family in Montreux

How the Highwaymen Became Family in Montreux

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How the Highwaymen Became Family in Montreux

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American Masters

How Janis Joplin Made the Hell's Angels Get Her Groceries

How Janis Joplin Made the Hell's Angels Get Her Groceries

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How Janis Joplin Made the Hell's Angels Get Her Groceries

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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 The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End - Promo

American Masters

The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End - Promo

The story behind the pioneering outlaw country music supergroup.

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The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End - Promo

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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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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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