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S29 Ep4: Fats Domino and The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll

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One of the most popular rockers of the 1950s and early 60s, Fats Domino and his record sales were rivaled then only by Elvis Presley. With his boogie-woogie piano playing rooted in blues, rhythm & blues, and jazz, he became one of the inventors, along with Presley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard, of rock ‘n’ roll, a revolutionary genre that united young black and white audiences.

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American Masters

S17 Ep4: Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution

Alice Waters has made it her mission in life to make sure that people eat beautifully.

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S17 Ep4: Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution

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American Masters

S18 Ep8: Julia! America's Favorite Chef

Julia was a larger-than-life figure who revolutionized the way that Americans ate.

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S18 Ep8: Julia! America's Favorite Chef

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American Masters

S31 Ep4: James Beard: America's First Foodie

Today’s American food movement can be traced back to one man: James Beard.

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S31 Ep4: James Beard: America's First Foodie

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American Masters

S31 Ep5: Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft

Today he is known as a kitchen supernova, but Jacques Pépin's career began humbly.

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S31 Ep5: Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft

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Video thumbnail: American Masters S17 Ep4: Alice Waters' Inspiring Woman planted what is, argu

American Masters

S17 Ep4: Alice Waters' Inspiring Woman planted what is, argu

Alice Waters shares her Inspiring Woman: Michelle Obama.

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S17 Ep4: Alice Waters' Inspiring Woman planted what is, argu

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American Masters

S31 Ep4: Alice Waters remembers her early friendship with Ja

Alice Waters recalls a party early in her friendship with James Beard.

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S31 Ep4: Alice Waters remembers her early friendship with Ja

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American Masters

S31 Ep4: Caroline Stuart explains the story of the short-liv

Caroline Stuart discovered a doll that was designed to look like James Beard.

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S31 Ep4: Caroline Stuart explains the story of the short-liv

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American Masters

S31 Ep4: Chris Cosentino shares the mysterious story of how

Chris Cosentino shares the surprising story of how he discovered James Beard's work.

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S31 Ep4: Chris Cosentino shares the mysterious story of how

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American Masters

S31 Ep4: Explore the advent of Food Television with James Be

James Beard played a key role in the very first food shows on television.

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S31 Ep4: Explore the advent of Food Television with James Be

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American Masters

S31 Ep4: Insight into James Beard's life as a gay man

When sexuality was not openly discussed, James Beard was comfortable, honest and open.

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S31 Ep4: Insight into James Beard's life as a gay man

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American Masters

50 Years of Aretha Franklin's "Respect"

Celebrating 50 years of Aretha Franklin's "Respect."

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50 Years of Aretha Franklin's "Respect"

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American Masters

S31 Ep4: Duff Goldman's first James Beard recipe was memorab

Baltimore-based Pastry Chef Duff Goldman shares his first James Beard memory.

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S31 Ep4: Duff Goldman's first James Beard recipe was memorab

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American Masters

S31: Chefs Flight

Get to know some of America's most iconic chefs through American Masters' Chefs Flight.

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S31: Chefs Flight

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American Masters

S31 Ep4: PBS Previews | American Masters presents A Chef's F

Executive Producer Michael Kantor comments on "A Chef's Flight."

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S31 Ep4: PBS Previews | American Masters presents A Chef's F

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American Masters

S31 Ep4: PBS Previews | James Beard: America's First Foodie

Today’s American food movement can be traced back to one man: James Beard.

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S31 Ep4: PBS Previews | James Beard: America's First Foodie

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