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.
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.
The origins and growth of a unique form of live entertainment in the 20th century.