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Thomas Eakins - About Thomas Eakins

Eakins left behind a body of work unprecedented in American art for its depth, strength, perception, character, and commitment to realism.

Dec 2nd, 2001 | 3 comments

Tony Bennett - The Music Never Ends

Tony Bennett is the singer's singer. Frank Sinatra once stated unequivocally, "Tony Bennett is the best singer in the business."

Sep 12th, 2007 | 20 comments

Troubadours: Carole King / James Taylor & The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter - Carole King’s Monumental Tapestry Album

The legendary album first released in 1971 and reissued in 2008 on CD has sold 24 million copies and changed the retail and radio world forever.

Feb 14th, 2011 | 18 comments

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Troubadours: Carole King / James Taylor & The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter - Watch the Full Film

Watch the full 90-minute documentary here on the American Masters Web site.

Mar 3rd, 2011 | 37 comments

Truman Capote - About the Author

Truman Capote, one of America's most controversial and colorful authors, combed literary genius with a penchant for the glittering world of high society.

Jul 28th, 2006 | 90 comments

Vaudeville - About Vaudeville

Vaudeville was made of comedians, singers, plate-spinners, ventriloquists, dancers, musicians, acrobats, animal trainers, and anyone who could keep an audience’s interest for more than three minutes.

Oct 8th, 1999 | 28 comments

Waldo Salt - About Waldo Salt

Nineteen thirty-eight was a fateful year for Waldo Salt. It was the year the young screenwriter saw his first screenplay, "THE SHOPWARN ANGEL," produced by Joe Mankiewicz, with a cast featuring James Stewart, Margaret Sullivan, and Walter Pidgeon.

Dec 11th, 2006 | 5 comments

Walter Cronkite - About Walter Cronkite

He was the man who told us that President Kennedy had been shot, the man who told us that we had put a man on the moon, and the man who told us that we couldn't win the Vietnam War.

Jul 26th, 2006 | 29 comments

Warner Bros - You Must Remember This

In April 1923, four brothers from Youngstown, Ohio officially incorporated their new motion picture company, which would grow into the media empire Warner Bros.

Sep 9th, 2008 | 83 comments

Will Rogers - About Will Rogers

Will Rogers was a ranch hand, rodeo rider, vaudeville performer, film star, columnist and author, radio personality, pioneer of aviation, tireless master of ceremonies, friend to presidents, and unofficial ambassador of good will under three administrations.

Apr 26th, 1999 | 2 comments
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