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Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler - Full Film

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Discover the story of legendary musician Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987), the first truly modern violin virtuoso. This documentary portrays an artist for whom only perfection would do through vintage performances, master classes and Heifetz’ previously unseen home movies. Interviewees include Itzhak Perlman, Ivry Gitlis and Ida Haendel, and former student, accompanist and longtime companion Ayke Agus.

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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

54:14

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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

1:24:40

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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

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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

The Havoc Behind 'The Highwayman' Music Video

How The Highwayman music video caused a massive havoc at the Glen Canyon Bridge

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The Havoc Behind 'The Highwayman' Music Video

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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

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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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

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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