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Albert Einstein - How I See the World

Albert Einstein is considered one of the greatest scientific thinkers of all time.

Aug 16th, 2006 | 19 comments

Bob Dylan - About the Film

This film focuses on Dylan’s life and music from the 60s, includes never-seen performance footage, interviews with artists whose lives intertwined with his.

Jun 28th, 2006 | 33 comments

Aretha Franklin - About Aretha Franklin

American Masters tributes “The Queen of Soul” Ms. Aretha Franklin.

May 24th, 2006 | 51 comments

John Ford and John Wayne - Pappy and the Duke

Ford and Wayne, a friendship and professional collaboration that spanned 50 years, changed each others' lives, the movies, and the way America saw itself.

May 10th, 2006 | 13 comments

Ernest Hemingway - Reflections on Ernest Hemingway

When Joseph Conrad died, Ernest Hemingway, by way of an obituary notice, wrote a little piece in the TRANSATLANTIC REVIEW, in October 1924, and what he said was that if it could be shown that by grinding T. S. Eliot down to a fine powder, and by sprinkling the powder upon Conrad's grave, then Conrad would immediately jump out of his grave and commence to write, then he, Hemingway, would leave for London immediately with a sausage grinder in his luggage.

Sep 14th, 2005 | 2 comments

F. Scott Fitzgerald - Essay: The Crack-Up

The following is an excerpt from the essay "The Crack-Up," reprinted from The Crack-Up, a compilation of articles written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and published in one book by New Directions Publishing.

Aug 31st, 2005 | 2 comments

Ralph Ellison - An American Journey

In writing INVISIBLE MAN in the late 1940s, Ralph Ellison brought onto the scene a new kind of black protagonist, one at odds with the characters of the leading black novelist at the time, Richard Wright.

Aug 24th, 2005 | 14 comments

Ella Fitzgerald - Something to Live For

From those early days on Harlem streets to the upper stratosphere of musical fame, Ella Fitzgerald's life was the quintessential American success story.

Jun 1st, 2005 | 63 comments

James Dean - Photographer Dennis Stock on James Dean

Known for his explosive role in Rebel Without a Cause, Dean is explored by photographer Dennis Stock in filmmaker’s Gail Lavine’s story of James Dean.

May 11th, 2005 | 2 comments
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