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1, The Adventures of Robert Louis Stevenson, Episode 1
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directed by Andrew Thompson, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 58 mins
As this companion docudrama to Kidnapped reveals, the true-life adventures of author Robert Louis Stevenson often outdid the escapades of his famous fictional creations. A sickly provincial middle-class boy, destined to follow in his family's engineering dynasty, Stevenson somehow managed to break free to live a l...
directed by Andrew Thompson, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2005), 58 mins
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Aimé Césaire feature and interview -RFO
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produced by Banyan Archive (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 7 mins
Aimé Césaire feature and interview.
produced by Banyan Archive (Trinidad and Tobago: Banyan Archive, 1989), 7 mins
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American Masters, Season 29, Episode 2, August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand Digital
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directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989 and Julie Sacks, fl. 1996, Thirteen Productions and WQED, in American Masters, Season 29, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 1 hour 25 mins

Explore the life and legacy of playwright August Wilson (1945-2005), the man some call America's Shakespeare, from his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway. Film and theater luminaries including Viola Davis, Charles Dutton, Laurence Fishburne, James Earl Jones, Suzan-Lori Parks, and Phyl...

directed by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989; produced by Sam Pollard, fl. 1989 and Julie Sacks, fl. 1996, Thirteen Productions and WQED, in American Masters, Season 29, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2015), 1 hour 25 mins
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 9, Social Realism
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produced by Carla Farrell Frazier, fl. 2003 and Ian McCluskey, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 9 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

This program presents the authors of the American Gilded Age, such as Edith Wharton, and juxtaposes them with social realists like Anzia Yezierska. These writers expose the double world that made up turn–of–the–century New York: that of the elite and that of the poorest of the poor. Which of these realities...

produced by Carla Farrell Frazier, fl. 2003 and Ian McCluskey, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 9 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 11, Modernist Portraits
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produced by Ian McCluskey, fl. 2003 and Carla Farrell Frazier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 11 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

Jazz filled the air and wailed against the night. Caught in the sway, American prose writers sought out the forbidden — the slang, the dialects, and the rhythms of the folk and of everyday life. Writers such as Hemingway, Stein, and Fitzgerald forged a new style: one which silhouetted the geometry of language, c...

produced by Ian McCluskey, fl. 2003 and Carla Farrell Frazier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 11 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 15, Poetry of Liberation
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produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 15 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

For many, the 1960s mark the true end of modern America. Whereas the modernists remained serious about the transcendent nature of art, the artists of the 1960s wanted an art that was relevant. They wanted an art that not only spoke about justice, but also helped create it. This program explores the innovations mad...

produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 15 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 16, Search for Identity
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produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 16 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins

Even as the poets were fostering a rebellion, contemporary prose writers began creating a new American Tradition comprised of many strands, many voices, and many myths about the past. This program explores the search for identity by three American writers: Maxine Hong Kingston, Sandra Cisneros, and Leslie Feinberg...

produced by Ryan L'Epicier, fl. 2003, Oregon Public Broadcasting, in American Passages: A Literary Survey, Episode 16 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 2003), 28 mins
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Betjeman & Me: Rick Stein's Story
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directed by David Pritchard; presented by Rick Stein, 1947-; produced by David Pritchard, Denham Productions Ltd. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
In Betjeman and Me: The Rick Stein Story, Rick Stein takes an affectionate look at the poet's love of the English seaside holiday and his deep affection for Cornwall. Travelling around Cornwall, Rick meets people who remember Betjeman's visits. The video culminates in a feast cooked by Rick for guests including Be...
directed by David Pritchard; presented by Rick Stein, 1947-; produced by David Pritchard, Denham Productions Ltd. (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 51 mins
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Biography, Norman Vincent Peale: The Power Of Postive Preaching
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directed by Edward Mallory; produced by Edward Mallory, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
The positive-thinking guru is profiled through extensive footage, photos and interviews. He has made a career (and a fortune) out of teaching others how to succeed. His own life is a testament to the value of his principles. Norman Vincent Peale has touched and inspired countless millions with books like the semi...
directed by Edward Mallory; produced by Edward Mallory, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
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Biography, Bram Stoker
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directed by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002; produced by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
BIOGRAPHY® researches the life of the famous writer who produced classic tales such as 'Dracula.' Go beyond his famous work to examine lesser known tales and details of his life. Hear his words as captured in correspondence to Walt Whitman and others. Probe the mind of Dracula's father. Growing up in Ireland, h...
directed by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002; produced by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
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