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Laurie Anderson: On Identity and Her God Complex

Clip: Season 29 Episode 9 | 1m 28s

"I am a New Yorker one, I’m an artist two, I’m a woman three,” says Laurie Anderson in this excerpt from The Women's List. The artist best known for her pioneering electronic music admits she has a “God complex.” “I like to make things that were not there. And then I put them there. I’m just a control freak, an average American control freak." The film features Anderson and 14 other women.

Aired: 09/25/15

Rating: TV-PG

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