all stories tagged "American Masters"


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July 9, 2015 9:00 AM | Comments

To Kill a Mockingbird. A work of literary genius. A Pulitzer Prize-winner. A brilliant Academy Award-winning film. And we all thought it was Harper Lee’s only novel.

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April 10, 2015 10:29 AM | Comments

First person stories from Sing Sing inmates, the 100-year anniversary of what many scholars call the Armenian Genocide, connecting special needs high school students with job opportunities and Itzhak Perlman on legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz.

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April 9, 2015 11:29 AM | Comments
Early in his career, Perlman had the opportunity to play for Jascha Heifetz.VIDEO
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April 8, 2015 11:06 AM | Comments

First person stories from Sing Sing inmates, the 100-year anniversary of what many scholars call the Armenian Genocide, connecting special needs high school students with job opportunities and Itzhak Perlman on legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz.

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February 13, 2015 11:04 AM | 3 Comments

The Committee to Protect Journalists and the global battle for freedom of expression, Italian culture in New York, troubled teens perform on Broadway and American Masters executive producer Michael Kantor discusses his new role.

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February 12, 2015 2:53 PM | Comments
What makes an American master? After more than 200 episodes highlighting the country's most iconic writers, artists, musicians and performers, the award-winning PBS biography series is still answering that question.VIDEO
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February 11, 2015 5:07 PM | Comments

The Committee to Protect Journalists and the global battle for freedom of expression, Italian culture in New York, troubled teens perform on Broadway and American Masters executive producer Michael Kantor discusses his new role.

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Marisa Wong  |  October 2, 2014 2:12 PM | Comments

In a new American Masters documentary, The Boomer List, filmmaker and photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders interviewed some of the most notable figures from the 1946-1964 generation.

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September 4, 2013 3:47 PM | Comments
A review of the Five Borough Ballot reporting project, an interview with mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, a 24-hour walk on the wild side in Central Park, and more.VIDEO
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September 4, 2013 3:45 PM | Comments
For the first time, American Masters profiles a sports figure: Billie Jean King, a determined woman who has been a major force in changing and democratizing the cultural landscape.VIDEO
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