A Fierce Green Fire - Timeline of Environmental Movement and History

A timeline of key moments in environmental history and the environmental movement, including important early writing, the first conservation groups, disasters, legislation, activism and more.

Apr 15th, 2014 | 0 comments

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George Plimpton - Collaborative Filmmaking with Two Directors

Luke Poling and Tom Bean talk about collaborative documentary filmmaking, from archival research to editing. Poling and Bean are co-directors, co-writers and co-producers of Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself.

Apr 10th, 2014 | 0 comments

A Fierce Green Fire - Environment Quiz. Do You Know These Fierce Green Fighters?

American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire reveals the extraordinary ways individuals and organizations have taken up environmental causes in the 20th century. Take the quiz and test your knowledge of advocates, issues and key moments in environmental history.

Apr 9th, 2014 | 0 comments

A Fierce Green Fire - Map of the Environmental Movement's Hot Spots

See the hot spots of the environmental movement's actions, victories and set-backs, from Newfoundland to the Amazon, in this interactive map featuring locations in American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire.

Apr 8th, 2014 | 0 comments

A Fierce Green Fire - How to Make a Film on the Environment

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Mark Kitchell shares the process and struggles of making his environmental film, A Fierce Green Fire, which documents the environmental movement of the 20th century.

Mar 25th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Ten American Masters Who Made Their Mark on Black History

In honor of Black History Month, American Masters looks at just ten of its artists and advocates who shaped America's culture, changed the course of history, and in particular, took a stand in the Civil Rights Movement to create a lawful and just society for all.

Feb 19th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Alice Walker - Interview with Film Director Pratibha Parmar

Parmar talks about Walker's literary canon, the challenge of visual storytelling when the topic is literature, and what Parmar wanted to achieve, both artistically and as a record of Walker's contributions to women's history.

Feb 6th, 2014 | 0 comments

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Pete Seeger - In Memoriam. Exclusive Clips and Interviews from The Power of Song (2008).

In memoriam: Pete Seeger (1919 - 2014), an American Master. Watch archival footage of Seeger performing and exclusive interviews with Seeger, Arlo Guthrie and Natalie Maines. American Masters Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (2008) will be rebroadcast on PBS starting starting January 30, 2014. Check local listings.

Jan 28th, 2014 | 4 comments

JD Salinger - Timeline of Major Events

Timeline of major events in the life of writer J.D. Salinger (Jan 1, 1919 – Jan 27, 2010), including his education, relationships, and literary achievements.

Jan 15th, 2014 | 0 comments
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