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Dr. Maya Angelou was a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer who inspired generations.
With candor and grace, Sidney Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist a human.
Explore the life and work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen.
The first documentary about the legend behind much of the bold television of the '70s.
Ric Burns’ documentary on the rich, 75-year history of the preeminent ballet company.
"The Queen of Country Music” is still going strong after more than 50 years of music.
How Fats Domino’s brand of New Orleans rhythm & blues morphed into rock 'n' roll.
King tells her story in a new documentary with previously unseen and rare performances.
We wanted to highlight some of the stories you've shared with us.
Under Patsy Cline's first contract, she was paid half the industry standard.
Patsy Cline songs like "Sweet Dreams" still inspire Reba McEntire today.
Patsy Cline and Charlie Dick met as young, talented musicians from working-class families.
At 29 years old Patsy Cline was almost killed in a head-on car collision.
Despite a rigorous performing schedule, Patsy Cline continued to manage her household.
Cline worked hard and broke social norms, wearing men's pants and bright red lipstick.
When Patsy Cline began working in country music, female headliners were rare.
Patsy Cline defined modern country music with singular talent and heart‐wrenching depth.
Producer and director Barbara Hall talks about the inspiration behind "Patsy Cline."
Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had.
A behind-the-scenes look at American Masters - Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Join us in celebrating the powerful, creative and innovative women in our lives.
Explore the socially conscious work of the director of “12 Angry Men” and “Network."
Explore the life of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen
Trailer for the American Masters film Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You.
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