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For the first time, American Masters profiles a sports figure, Billie Jean King.
Explores the life, works and beliefs of the late writer and civil rights activist.
Mel Brooks: The 2000 Year Old Man.
Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning novelist Philip Roth
Discover the life, music and influence of Sister Rosetta Tharpe
It's the life and times of The Joffrey Ballet on American Masters.
Learn how Geffen’s widespread influence-in various spheres-helped shape popular culture.
The life and times of American Master Carl Sandburg.
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The great composer offered his concern, time and problem-solving skills to all.
The composer Marvin Hamlisch was an entertaining performer with a great sense of humor.
Luminaries of music and entertainment speak to the genius of Marvin Hamlisch.
Cole performs melody of Hamlisch songs in tribute to the great composer.
John Storyk, who built Electric Lady Studios, talks about working with Jimi Hendrix.
The story behind Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady Studios.
Sound engineer Eddie Kramer describes how Jimi Hendrix's recording studio got started.
Jimi Hendrix performs "Foxey Lady" at the first Miami Pop Festival in 1968.
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The first film to get beyond "The Catcher in the Rye" writer’s meticulously built wall.
The awards the composer and conductor won in his career are matched by admiration for him.
Archival performance footage and interview with Hendrix and musicians on his showmanship.
Premieres Tuesday, October 5, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Archival performance footage and interviews with Hendrix and musicians on his showmanship.
Rock and Roll Heart: Lou Reed premiered in 1998 on American Masters.
For the first time, American Masters profiles a sports figure: Billie Jean King. 9/10/13.
An encore of James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (original broadcast August 14, 1989)
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