Jacques Pépin is known as a kitchen supernova, a working whirlwind of creative energy even at 80 years old, but his surprising journey began in the countryside of wartime France, where his family’s tradition of entrepreneurial women running homegrown restaurants pushed young Jacques into an early culinary career.
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.
The poetry of the noted "beat generation" poet and the post World War II lifestyle and values reflected within his works.
The free-flowing design and sculpture of a man influenced by Asian sensibilities.