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American Masters | Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

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Watch Friday, August 29, 2014 at 9pm | Explore, with Lange’s granddaughter, the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer’s life story.

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American Masters | Mel Brooks: Make a Noise

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Watch Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 9pm | Laugh along as comedy giant Mel Brooks shares stories about his personal life and career.

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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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New York NOW: Education & History

Voters will decide education Bond Act this Fall

Voters in New York will decide in November whether the state should borrow $2 billion dollars for new technology including I-Pads in school classrooms.  Teachers and school administrators who ...

POV Documentary Blog

Thom Powers on “The Look of Silence,” and How the Toronto Film Fest’s Conference Is Tackling the Digital Documentary Landscape

Michael Moore, Joshua Oppenheimer, Marc Schiller and Astra Taylor will be a part of the Toronto International Film Festival's Doc Conference, Sept 9-10, 2014.

American Masters

Dorothea Lange: Watch Full Film: Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Please view the original post to see the video. Her celebrated photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, a haunting portrait that came to represent...