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Season 28

Episode 02 Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth
Friday, Feb 7 2014
Episode 01 Salinger
Tuesday, Jan 21 2014

Season 27

Episode 08 Bing Crosby
Episode 07 The Boomer List: American Experience
Tuesday, Sep 23 2014
Episode 06 Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning
Friday, Aug 29 2014
Episode 05 Tanaquil La Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun
Friday, Jun 20 2014
Episode 04 Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself
Friday, May 16 2014
Episode 03 A Fierce Green Fire
Tuesday, Apr 22 2014
Episode 02 Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth
Friday, Feb 7 2014
Episode 01 Salinger
Tuesday, Jan 21 2014

Season 26

Episode 08 Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
Friday, Dec 28 2012
Episode 07 Inventing David Geffen
Tuesday, Nov 20 2012
Episode 06 Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love
Friday, Dec 27 2013
Episode 05 Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin'
Tuesday, Nov 5 2013
Episode 04 Billie Jean King
Tuesday, Sep 10 2013
Episode 03 Mel Brooks Makes a Noise
Monday, May 20 2013
Episode 02 Philip Roth: Unmasked
Friday, Mar 29 2013
Episode 01 Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock and Roll
Friday, Feb 22 2013

Season 25

Episode 09 Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter
Monday, Dec 19 2011
Episode 08 Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
Friday, Dec 28 2012
Episode 07 Inventing David Geffen
Tuesday, Nov 20 2012
Episode 06 The Day Carl Sandburg Died
Monday, Sep 24 2012
Episode 05 Johnny Carson: King of Late Night
Monday, May 14 2012
Episode 04 Harper Lee: Hey, Boo!
Monday, Apr 2 2012
Episode 03 Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel
Monday, Apr 2 2012
Episode 02 Cab Calloway: Sketches
Monday, Feb 27 2012
Episode 01 Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune
Monday, Jan 23 2012

Season 24

Episode 09 Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter
Monday, Dec 19 2011
Episode 08 Woody Allen (2)
Monday, Nov 21 2011
Episode 07 Woody Allen (1)
Sunday, Nov 20 2011
Episode 06 Bill T. Jones: A Good Man
Friday, Nov 11 2011
Episode 05 Pearl Jam Twenty
Friday, Oct 21 2011
Episode 04 Maestro James Levine: 40 Years at the Met
Wednesday, Jun 1 2011
Episode 03 John Muir in the New World
Monday, Apr 18 2011
Episode 02 Troubadours: James Taylor/Carole King and the Rise of the Singer-Songwriter
Wednesday, Mar 2 2011
Episode 01 Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides
Wednesday, Jan 12 2011

Season 23

Episode 10 Troubadours: James Taylor, Carole King and the California Scene
Wednesday, Mar 2 2011
Episode 09 Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides
Wednesday, Jan 12 2011
Episode 08 Glenn Gould: Genius Within
Monday, Dec 27 2010
Episode 07 Lennon NYC
Monday, Nov 22 2010
Episode 06 A Letter to Elia
Monday, Oct 4 2010
Episode 05 Cachao: Uno Mas
Monday, Sep 20 2010
Episode 04 Merle Haggard: Learning to Live With Myself
Wednesday, Jul 21 2010
Episode 03 The Doors: When You’re Strange
Wednesday, May 12 2010
Episode 02 I.M. Pei: Building China Modern
Wednesday, Mar 31 2010
Episode 01 Sam Cooke: Crossing Over
Monday, Jan 11 2010

Season 22

Episode 08 Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women
Monday, Dec 28 2009
Episode 07 Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound
Wednesday, Oct 14 2009
Episode 06 Trumbo
Wednesday, Sep 2 2009
Episode 05 The Brothers Warner
Thursday, Sep 25 2008
Episode 04 Neil Young: Don't Be Denied
Wednesday, Jun 10 2009
Episode 03 Hollywood Chinese
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Episode 02 Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts
Wednesday, Apr 8 2009
Episode 01 Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About
Wednesday, Jan 28 2009

Season 21

Episode 15 Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About
Wednesday, Jan 28 2009
Episode 14 The Brothers Warner
Thursday, Sep 25 2008
Episode 13 You Must Remember This
Tuesday, Sep 23 2008
Episode 12 Marvin Gaye: What's Goin' On
Wednesday, May 7 2008
Episode 11 Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun
Wednesday, Apr 9 2008
Episode 10 Pete Seeger: the Power of Song
Wednesday, Feb 27 2008
Episode 09 Carol Burnett: a Woman of Character
Monday, Nov 5 2007
Episode 08 Good Ol' Charles Schulz
Monday, Oct 29 2007
Episode 07 Orozco: Man of Fire
Wednesday, Sep 19 2007
Episode 06 Tony Bennett: the Music Never Ends
Wednesday, Sep 12 2007
Episode 05 The Brothers Warner
Thursday, Sep 25 2008
Episode 04 You Must Remember This
Tuesday, Sep 23 2008
Episode 03 Marvin Gaye: What's Goin' On
Wednesday, May 7 2008
Episode 02 Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun
Wednesday, Apr 9 2008
Episode 01 Pete Seeger: the Power of Song
Wednesday, Feb 27 2008

Season 20

Episode 09 Carol Burnett: a Woman of Character
Monday, Nov 5 2007
Episode 08 Good Ol' Charles Schulz
Monday, Oct 29 2007
Episode 07 Orozco: Man of Fire
Wednesday, Sep 19 2007
Episode 06 Tony Bennett: the Music Never Ends
Wednesday, Sep 12 2007
Episode 05 John James Audubon: Drawn from Nature
Wednesday, Jul 25 2007
Episode 04 David Hockney: the Colors of Music
Wednesday, Jul 18 2007
Episode 03 Les Paul: Chasing the Sound
Wednesday, Jul 11 2007
Episode 02 Atlantic Records: the House That Ahmet Built
Wednesday, May 2 2007
Episode 01 Novel Reflections on the American Dream
Wednesday, Apr 4 2007

Season 19

Episode 08 Annie Leibovitz: Through a Lens
Wednesday, Jan 3 2007
Episode 07 Sketches of Frank Gehry
Wednesday, Sep 27 2006
Episode 06 Andy Warhol: a Documentary
Wednesday, Sep 20 2006
Episode 05 Walter Cronkite: Witness to History
Wednesday, Jul 26 2006
Episode 04 Marilyn Monroe: Still Life
Wednesday, Jul 19 2006
Episode 03 Woody Guthrie: Ain't Got No Home
Wednesday, Jul 12 2006
Episode 02 The World of Nat King Cole
Wednesday, May 17 2006
Episode 01 John Ford/John Wayne: the Filmmaker and the Legend
Wednesday, May 10 2006

Season 18

Episode 08 Julia! America's Favorite Chef
Wednesday, Aug 18 2004
Episode 07 Bob Dylan: No Direction Home
Tuesday, Sep 27 2005
Episode 06 Ernest Hemingway: Rivers to the Sea
Wednesday, Sep 14 2005
Episode 05 Willa Cather: the Road is All
Wednesday, Sep 7 2005
Episode 04 Bob Newhart: Unbuttoned
Wednesday, Jul 20 2005
Episode 03 George Stevens: a Filmmaker's Journey
Wednesday, Jul 6 2005
Episode 02 Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice
Wednesday, Jun 29 2005
Episode 01 James Dean: Sense Memories
Wednesday, May 11 2005

Season 17

Episode 08 Julia! America's Favorite Chef
Wednesday, Aug 18 2004
Episode 07 Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues
Wednesday, Jun 23 2004
Episode 06 Henry Luce and Time-Life's America: a Vision of Empire
Thursday, Apr 29 2004
Episode 05 Judy Garland: By Myself
Wednesday, Feb 25 2004
Episode 04 Balanchine
Wednesday, Jan 14 2004
Episode 03 Cary Grant: a Class Apart
Wednesday, Jan 7 2004
Episode 02 James Brown: Soul Survivor
Wednesday, Oct 29 2003
Episode 01 Arthur Miller, Elia Kazan, and the Blacklist
Wednesday, Sep 3 2003

Season 16

Episode 08 The Education of Gore Vidal
Wednesday, Jul 30 2003
Episode 07 Robert Capa: In Love and War
Wednesday, May 28 2003
Episode 06 Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied
Wednesday, Apr 23 2003
Episode 05 Joni Mitchell: a Woman of Heart and Mind
Wednesday, Apr 2 2003
Episode 04 Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution
Wednesday, Mar 19 2003
Episode 03 Juilliard
Wednesday, Jan 29 2003
Episode 02 Lon Chaney: a Thousand Faces
Wednesday, Oct 30 2002
Episode 01 Willie Nelson: Still is Still Moving
Wednesday, Oct 2 2002

Season 15

Episode 08 Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer
Wednesday, Mar 20 2002
Episode 07 Ralph Ellison: An American Journey
Tuesday, Feb 19 2002
Episode 06 Merce Cunningham: a Lifetime of Dance
Sunday, Dec 16 2001
Episode 05 Good Rockin' Tonight: the Legacy of Sun Records
Wednesday, Nov 28 2001
Episode 04 Quincy Jones: In the Pocket
Sunday, Nov 18 2001
Episode 03 Richard Rodgers: the Sweetest Sounds
Sunday, Oct 21 2001
Episode 02 F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams
Sunday, Oct 14 2001
Episode 01 Goldwyn: the Man and His Movies
Sunday, Oct 7 2001

Season 14

Episode 08 Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians
Monday, Apr 23 2001
Episode 07 Alfred Steiglitz: the Eloquent Eye
Monday, Apr 16 2001
Episode 06 A Conversation with Gregory Peck
Monday, Apr 9 2001
Episode 05 Bob Marley: Rebel Music
Wednesday, Feb 14 2001
Episode 04 Lucille Ball: Finding Lucy
Sunday, Dec 3 2000
Episode 03 On Cukor
Wednesday, Nov 22 2000
Episode 02 Mailer on Mailer
Wednesday, Oct 4 2000
Episode 01 Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows
Wednesday, Sep 27 2000

Season 13

Episode 07 The Source: the Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation
Wednesday, May 31 2000
Episode 06 Isaac Stern: Life's Virtuoso
Wednesday, Apr 12 2000
Episode 05 Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light
Wednesday, Feb 2 2000
Episode 04 Paul Taylor: Dancemaker
Wednesday, Jan 5 2000
Episode 03 Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For
Wednesday, Dec 8 1999
Episode 02 Norman Rockwell: Painting in America
Wednesday, Nov 24 1999
Episode 01 Hitchcock, Selznick, and the End of Hollywood
Monday, Nov 1 1999

Season 12

Episode 07 Yours for a Song: the Women of Tin Pan Alley
Wednesday, Aug 18 1999
Episode 06 Dashiell Hammett: Detective, Writer
Wednesday, Jul 7 1999
Episode 05 The Lives of Lillian Hellman
Wednesday, Jun 30 1999
Episode 04 Robert Rauschenberg: Inventive Genius
Wednesday, Apr 7 1999
Episode 03 Paul Robeson: Here I Stand
Wednesday, Feb 24 1999
Episode 02 The Line King: Al Hirschfield
Wednesday, Jan 6 1999
Episode 01 Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Moon
Wednesday, Oct 28 1998

Season 11

Episode 06 Alexander Calder
Wednesday, Jun 17 1998
Episode 05 Don Hewitt: 90 Minutes on 60 Minutes
Friday, May 1 1998
Episode 04 Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart
Wednesday, Apr 29 1998
Episode 03 Billy Wilder: the Human Comedy
Wednesday, Feb 4 1998
Episode 02 Vaudeville
Wednesday, Nov 26 1997
Episode 01 The Life and Times of Allen Ginsburg
Wednesday, Sep 17 1997

Season 10

Episode 05 Isamu Noguchi: Stones and Paper
Wednesday, Jun 25 1997
Episode 04 Jack Paar: As I Was Saying
Wednesday, May 7 1997
Episode 03 Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant Garde
Wednesday, Apr 9 1997
Episode 02 Danny Kaye: a Legacy of Laughter
Tuesday, Dec 10 1996
Episode 01 Lena Horne: In Her Own Voice
Monday, Nov 25 1996

Season 09

Episode 05 Nichols and May: Take Two
Wednesday, Apr 17 1996
Episode 04 Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud
Wednesday, Apr 10 1996
Episode 03 Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light
Wednesday, Jan 24 1996
Episode 02 William Styron: the Way of the Writer
Monday, Jan 22 1996
Episode 01 Rod Serling: Submitted for Your Approval
Wednesday, Nov 29 1995

Season 08

Episode 06 Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul
Wednesday, Mar 22 1995
Episode 05 Placido Domingo: a Musical Life
Wednesday, Feb 15 1995
Episode 04 Tennessee Williams: Orpheus of the American Stage
Monday, Dec 19 1994
Episode 03 Rediscovering Will Rogers
Wednesday, Nov 30 1994
Episode 02 Martha Graham: the Dancer Revealed
Friday, May 13 1994
Episode 01 Benny Goodman: Adventures in the Kingdom of Swing
Wednesday, Dec 8 1993

Season 07

Episode 05 Waldo Salt: a Screenwriter's Journey
Friday, May 1 1992
Episode 04 D. W. Griffith: Father of Film
Tuesday, Mar 24 1992
Episode 03 George Lucas: Heroes, Myths, and Magic
Tuesday, Mar 17 1992
Episode 02 Paul Simon: Born at the Right Time
Saturday, Mar 14 1992
Episode 01 Ray Charles: the Genius of Soul
Friday, Jan 3 1992

Season 06

Episode 09 Waldo Salt: a Screenwriter's Journey
Friday, May 1 1992
Episode 08 Ray Charles: the Genius of Soul
Friday, Jan 3 1992
Episode 07 Robert Motherwell and the New York School
Monday, Aug 26 1991
Episode 06 Menuhin: a Family Portrait
Monday, Aug 12 1991
Episode 05 Frederic Remington: the Truth of Other Days
Monday, Aug 5 1991
Episode 04 Sarah Vaughan: the Divine One
Monday, Jul 29 1991
Episode 03 Albert Einstein: How I See the World
Monday, Jul 22 1991
Episode 02 Miracle on 44th Street: Actor's Studio
Monday, Jul 8 1991
Episode 01 Helen Hayes: First Lady of the American Theater
Monday, Jul 1 1991

Season 05

Episode 08 John Cage: I Have Nothing to Say and I'm Saying It
Monday, Sep 17 1990
Episode 07 Sanford Meisner: the Theater's Best Kept Secret
Monday, Aug 27 1990
Episode 06 John Hammond: From Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen
Monday, Aug 20 1990
Episode 05 Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter
Monday, Jul 30 1990
Episode 04 You're the Tops: the Cole Porter Story
Monday, Jul 23 1990
Episode 03 Martin Scorsese Directs
Monday, Jul 16 1990
Episode 02 John Cassavetes
Monday, Jul 9 1990
Episode 01 Preston Sturges: the Rise and Fall of an American Dreamer
Monday, Jul 2 1990

Season 04

Episode 10 Milos Forman: Portrait
Wednesday, Dec 20 1989
Episode 09 Harold Lloyd: the Third Genius
Wednesday, Nov 15 1989
Episode 08 W. Eugene Smith: Photography Made Difficult
Monday, Sep 25 1989
Episode 07 Mort Sahl: the Loyal Opposition
Monday, Sep 18 1989
Episode 06 Jasper Johns: Ideas in Paint
Monday, Sep 11 1989
Episode 05 Celebrating Bird: the Triumph of Charlie Parker
Thursday, Aug 17 1989
Episode 04 James Baldwin: the Price of the Ticket
Monday, Aug 14 1989
Episode 03 Satchmo: the Life of Louis Armstrong
Monday, Jul 31 1989
Episode 02 Stella Adler: Awake and Dream
Monday, Jul 10 1989
Episode 01 Harold Clurman: a Life of Theater
Monday, Jul 3 1989

Season 03

Episode 08 Broadway's Dreamers: the Legacy of Group Theater
Monday, Jun 26 1989
Episode 07 Neil Simon: Not Just for Laughs
Wednesday, Mar 8 1989
Episode 06 Saint-Gaudens: Masque of the Golden Bowl
Monday, Sep 5 1988
Episode 05 Rivera in America
Monday, Aug 29 1988
Episode 04 Aretha Franklin: the Queen of Soul
Monday, Aug 22 1988
Episode 03 Andre Keretz of the Cities
Monday, Aug 8 1988
Episode 02 A Duke Named Ellington
Monday, Jul 18 1988
Episode 01 Lillian Gish: the Actor's Life for Me
Monday, Jul 11 1988

Season 02

Episode 10 Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow
Wednesday, Nov 18 1987
Episode 09 The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table
Monday, Sep 28 1987
Episode 08 Unanswered Prayers: the Life and Times of Truman Capote
Monday, Sep 21 1987
Episode 07 The Negro Ensemble Company
Monday, Sep 14 1987
Episode 06 Maurice Sendak
Monday, Aug 31 1987
Episode 05 George Gershwin Remembered
Monday, Aug 24 1987
Episode 04 Nik and Murray
Monday, Jul 27 1987
Episode 03 Rubinstein Remembered
Monday, Jul 20 1987
Episode 02 Directed by William Wyler
Monday, Jul 13 1987
Episode 01 Isaac in America
Monday, Jul 6 1987

Season 01

Episode 12 Eugene O'Neill: Glory of Ghosts
Monday, Sep 8 1986
Episode 11 Georgia O'Keefe
Monday, Sep 1 1986
Episode 10 Thomas Eakins: a Motion Portrait
Monday, Aug 25 1986
Episode 09 Aaron Copland: a Self-Portrait
Monday, Aug 18 1986
Episode 08 James Levine: a Life in Music
Monday, Aug 11 1986
Episode 07 Billie Holliday: the Long Night of Lady Day
Monday, Aug 4 1986
Episode 06 Unknown Chaplin (3)
Monday, Jul 28 1986
Episode 05 Unknown Chaplin (2)
Monday, Jul 21 1986
Episode 04 Unknown Chaplin (1)
Monday, Jul 14 1986
Episode 03 Katherine Anne Porter: the Eye of Memory
Monday, Jul 7 1986
Episode 02 Philip Johnson: a Self-Portrait
Monday, Jun 30 1986
Episode 01 Private Conversations
Monday, Jun 23 1986

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