Best known for designing National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center (Warren, Mich.), Saarinen also designed modernist pedestal furniture like the Tulip chair. His sudden death at age 51 cut short one of the most influential careers in American architecture.
A portrait of the dramatic work of a Mexican-born muralist and artist, José Clemente Orozco, as he made his mark on the United States.
The musical career of one of America's most enduring popular singers.
Preservationist, naturalist, author, explorer, activist, scientist, farmer, John Muir (Apr. 26, 1785 – Jan. 27, 1851) was all these things and more. Explaining his impact then and now, this 90-minute documentary delves into Muir's life with reenactments filmed in the majestic landscapes he visited: Wisconsin, Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada, the Alhambra Valley of California, and the glaciers of Alaska.
The story of an internationally renowned production and set designer for the greatest opera houses in the world, a music lover who is going deaf.