The broadcast features Amy Berg's never-before-seen extended film cut with additional archival performance footage and new interviews with Janice Joplin’s sister Laura Joplin and musicians influenced by Janis: Alecia Moore (a.k.a. Pink), Juliette Lewis, Melissa Etheridge and the film’s narrator, Chan Marshall, who is best known as indie rock star Cat Power.
The boundaries broken by the innovative experimental artist Robert Rauschenberg.
An in-depth look at the famous art and caricatures of Al Hirschfeld.
Chronicle of the achievements of the noted composer and conductor of popular and classical music.
A biography of the acclaimed sculptor known for his mobiles and large public art pieces.
The work of Don Hewitt in the CBS news department and the story of the long-running new magazine 60 Minutes.
A profile of one of the major leaders of new directions in rock music. With songs like “Heroin” and “All Tomorrow’s Parties,” he tackled harsh urban realities. His “Walk on the Wild Side” has become a cultural classic about a taboo, hidden lifestyle. Reed worked with other icons of his day — Andy Warhol, David Bowie, Laurie Anderson. From punk rock to grunge, he has had an unparalleled influence on the American music scene.