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Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer

Last Thoughts: 100 Years of Gene Kelly

Dancer and entertainer Gene Kelly's wife of sixteen years, Betsy Blair, talks about Kelly’s legacy in an audio clip from our Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer.

 Education: Last Thoughts on Carl Sandburg

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Education: Last Thoughts on Carl Sandburg

Dr. Penelope Niven is the author of Carl Sandburg: A Biography and Carl Sandburg: Adventures of a Poet. In a series of filmed interviews, see and hear Dr. Niven talk about the life and times of Carl Sandburg.

Carl Sandburg

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Podcast: Meet Carl Sandburg

It's American Masters radio: the other AM, on the podcast dial.

For this hour, 'Meet Carl Sandburg,' from NBC Radio's Biography in Sound series. This 1955 broadcast is a documentary in sound about the poet, author, musician, and historian, Carl Sandburg: all told through readings and songs from Sandburg, as well as interviews with the people that knew him--describing him as if he were as big as Paul Bunyan.

Gore Vidal: The Quotable American

The Education of Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal: The Quotable American

‘There is not one human problem that could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.’
--- Gore Vidal, 1925-2012

BY TOM McNAMARA

In 1960, there were buttons made that read: GORE VIDAL FOR CONGRESS. That kind of red and blue, postwar colored typeface you’d see for politicians like Nixon ...

 POSTCARD: Judy Garland

Judy Garland: By Myself

POSTCARD: Judy Garland

National Encore of JUDY GARLAND: BY MYSELF airs on Friday, June 22, 2012, at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings).