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A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
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"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
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