American Masters

Dar Williams on Joan Baez

Clip: Special | 1m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

American folk music icon Joan Baez began her career during the 1960s counterculture movement. Listen as Baez and fellow singer-songwriter Dar Williams share anecdotes about life on the road together and how they’ve influenced each other’s lives and art. This never-before-heard interview is from filmmaker Mary Wharton’s American Masters – Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound (2009).

Aired: 09/28/16

Rating: NR

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A front row seat to the creative process


A front row seat to the creative process

How do today’s masters create their art? Each week an artist reveals how they brought one of their iconic works to life. Hear from artists across disciplines, like filmmakers Errol Morris and M. Night Shyamalan, poet Jericho Brown, musician Kim Gordon, and more on our podcast "American Masters: Creative Spark."