American Masters | Tanaquil Le Clercq Afternoon of a Faun

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Watch Friday, June 20, 2014 at 10pm | Survey the career of a ballerina who inspired Balanchine and Robbins before she succumbed to polio.

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American Masters | Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character

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Watch Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 1pm | Salute the entertainer who was a one-woman army of comedic characters: Carol Burnett.

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American Masters | Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

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Watch Friday, May 16, 2014 at 9pm | Explore the tall-tale life of participatory journalist and Paris Review co-founder George Plimpton.

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American Masters | Judy Garland, By Myself

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Watch Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2:30pm | Watch as Judy Garland gets center stage all to herself.

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American Masters | A Fierce Green Fire

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Watch Friday, August 22, 2014 at 9pm on WORLD | Experience the battle for a living planet in this exploration of the environmental movement.

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American Masters | Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

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Watch Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 9pm & Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 4pm | Pete provides perspectives on everything from songwriting and the music business to social activism.

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American Masters | Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'

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Watch Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 9pm & Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11pm | Experience guitarist Hendrix’s life and music through never-before-seen performances and interviews.

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American Masters | Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

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Watch Friday, February 7, 2014 at 9pm | Examine the dramatic life of writer/activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple.

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American Masters | Salinger

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Watch Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 9pm | Discover J.D. Salinger’s childhood, painstaking work methods, marriages, private world and secrets.

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American Masters | Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love

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Watch Friday, December 27, 2013 at 9pm | Remember composer, conductor & PEGOT winner Marvin Hamlisch.

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American Masters | Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart

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Watch Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11pm | Lou Reed continues his life-long experimentation as both a writer and performer.

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American Masters | Cachao: Una Mas

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Watch Friday, October 4, 2013 at 7pm on WORLD | A touching film about the life of Grammy-winning bassist Israel “Cachao” Lopez.

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American Masters | The Doors: When You're Strange

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Watch Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10pm | Learn the story of The Doors, one of the most compelling in the history of American rock music.

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American Masters | Woody Guthrie: Ain’t Got No Home

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Watch Monday, September 9, 2013 at 10pm | Hear the story of Woodie Guthrie’s creative energy, personal imperfections and family tragedy.

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American Masters | Billie Jean King

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Watch Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 8pm | Join tennis star Billie Jean King as she tells her story in the series’ first profile of a sports figure.

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New York NOW: Education & History

Teachers union not ready to reverse no confidence vote in Ed Comm

The President of the state’s teachers’ union says members aren’t yet ready to rescind a vote of no confidence in state Education Commissioner John King, despite improved relations in recent months.

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POV Documentary Blog

Peter Young on “The Last Ocean” and the Politics of Antarctica’s Ross Sea

"We have no idea how valuable those places will be in a couple of generations. Right now, it takes a lot of foresight. Empty pockets and a bank deficit are not very good for foresight. It's the sam...

American Masters

Dorothea Lange: Dorothea Lange Biography with Photo Gallery

Life Summary Best known for her iconic photograph Migrant Mother, photographer Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) had a career that spanned more than four decades. In 1919 at the age of 23 she daringly op...