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Meet 15 women who define contemporary American culture in Greenfield-Sanders new film.
Discover the violin virtuoso through Itzhak Perlman, students and archival performances.
Meet 19 iconic baby boomers from this influential generation born between 1946 and 1964.
The definitive film about the legendary rock musician, Jimi Hendrix.
Marvin Gaye left behind one of the great legacies in American music.
In April 1923, four visionary brothers founded what grew into the Warner Bros. empire.
James Beard played a key role in the very first food shows on television.
Celebrating 50 years of Aretha Franklin's "Respect."
We wanted to highlight some of the stories you've shared with us.
Alan Stoker talks about Patsy's gift as a singer and an artist.
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.
Eddie Stubbs describes how modern Patsy Cline's lifestyle was.
Get to know some of America's most iconic chefs through American Masters' Chefs Flight.
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."
A behind-the-scenes look at American Masters - Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had.
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