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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, 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, 2015), 1 hour 25 mins
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Ernest Hemingway, A Writer (1899-1929)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, 1962-; produced by Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films and WETA-TV; performed by Jeff Daniels, 1955-, in Ernest Hemingway (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 57 mins
Hemingway, yearning for adventure, volunteers for the Red Cross during World War I. He marries Hadley Richardson and moves to Paris, publishes The Sun Also Rises and finds critical and commercial success with his novel, A Farewell to Arms.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, 1962-; produced by Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films and WETA-TV; performed by Jeff Daniels, 1955-, in Ernest Hemingway (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 57 mins
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The Great American Read, Series 1, Episode 6, What We Do for Love
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Tomek Gross, fl. 2012, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Series 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 mins
We explore books on America’s list of 100 that show what we do for love, in all its many forms.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Tomek Gross, fl. 2012, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Series 1, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 mins
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Ken Burns: Mark Twain, Episode 2
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 44 mins
Considered the funniest man of his time, Mark Twain was a critic of human nature who used his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed, and racism. As America's best-loved author, he created some of its most memorable characters and quoted sayings. Director Ken Burns digs beneath the legend to discover the true Twain and...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 44 mins
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Little Women, Part 2
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written by Louisa May Alcott, 1832-1888; directed by Vanessa Caswill; designed by Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation and Playground Entertainment; performed by Maya Hawke, Willa Fitzgerald, Annes Elwy, Kathryn Newton, Dylan Baker, 1959- and Emily Watson, 1967-, in Little Women (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018, originally published 1868), 58 mins
As Marmee waits by her husband’s sickbed, the March sisters must learn to cope without their parents. Together they face unrequited love, hurtful rumors, trouble at school and the toll of sickness. Meg and John Brooke’s relationship develops, as do Jo’s literary prospects. Jo grows anxious as the future for...
written by Louisa May Alcott, 1832-1888; directed by Vanessa Caswill; designed by Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh; produced by Susie Liggat, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation and Playground Entertainment; performed by Maya Hawke, Willa Fitzgerald, Annes Elwy, Kathryn Newton, Dylan Baker, 1959- and Emily Watson, 1967-, in Little Women (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018, originally published 1868), 58 mins
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Masterpiece, Far From the Madding Crowd - Part 1
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written by Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928; directed by Nicholas Renton, 1946-; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, 1952-, Granada Film Productions and WGBH Boston; performed by Paloma Baeza, 1975-, Jonathan Firth, 1967- and Nigel Terry, 1945-2015, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 1 hour 50 mins,
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Paloma Baeza stars as Bathsheba Everdene, a beautiful and proud woman with a fiercely independent spirit, in this lush adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel, Far from the Madding Crowd. Uncertain of her future but unwilling to sacrifice her freedom, young Bathsheba rejects the proposal of dependable Gabriel O...
written by Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928; directed by Nicholas Renton, 1946-; produced by Hilary Bevan Jones, 1952-, Granada Film Productions and WGBH Boston; performed by Paloma Baeza, 1975-, Jonathan Firth, 1967- and Nigel Terry, 1945-2015, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 1 hour 50 mins,
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Masterpiece, Wuthering Heights - Part 1
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written by Emily Brontë, 1818-1848; directed by Coky Giedroyć, 1962-; produced by Radford Neville, fl. 1999-2018, Mammoth Screen and WGBH Boston; performed by Tom Hardy, 1977-, Charlotte Riley, 1981-, Andrew Lincoln, 1973-, Sarah Lancashire, 1964-, Burn Gorman, 1974-, Rosalind Halstead, 1984- and Kevin McNally, 1956-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 10 mins,
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In this classic and haunting tale, Heathcliff is tormented by his love for Cathy. Will Cathy choose a life of comfort and wealth with Edgar Linton or will she succumb to her love for Heathcliff? Years later the repercussions of this decision lead to the entrapment of Cathy’s daughter, Catherine, at Wuthering Hei...
written by Emily Brontë, 1818-1848; directed by Coky Giedroyć, 1962-; produced by Radford Neville, fl. 1999-2018, Mammoth Screen and WGBH Boston; performed by Tom Hardy, 1977-, Charlotte Riley, 1981-, Andrew Lincoln, 1973-, Sarah Lancashire, 1964-, Burn Gorman, 1974-, Rosalind Halstead, 1984- and Kevin McNally, 1956-, in Masterpiece (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 10 mins,
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Les Misérables, Episode 2
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directed by Tom Shankland; designed by Marianne Agertoft; produced by Chris Carey, British Broadcasting Corporation and Lookout Point; performed by Dominic West, 1969-, David Oyelowo, 1976-, Lily Collins, Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Colman, 1974-, Josh O'Connor and Ellie Bamber, in Les Misérables (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019, originally published 1862), 1 hour
Fantine leaves Paris to find work and must make a heartbreaking decision. Jean Valjean has forged a new identity, but Javert is determined to catch him in a lie.
directed by Tom Shankland; designed by Marianne Agertoft; produced by Chris Carey, British Broadcasting Corporation and Lookout Point; performed by Dominic West, 1969-, David Oyelowo, 1976-, Lily Collins, Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Colman, 1974-, Josh O'Connor and Ellie Bamber, in Les Misérables (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019, originally published 1862), 1 hour
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Les Misérables, Episode 3
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directed by Tom Shankland; designed by Marianne Agertoft; produced by Chris Carey, British Broadcasting Corporation and Lookout Point; performed by Dominic West, 1969-, David Oyelowo, 1976-, Lily Collins, Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Colman, 1974-, Josh O'Connor and Ellie Bamber, in Les Misérables (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019, originally published 1862), 59 mins
Manipulated by Javert, Jean Valjean is ready to turn himself in, but he makes a promise to Fantine that changes everything.
directed by Tom Shankland; designed by Marianne Agertoft; produced by Chris Carey, British Broadcasting Corporation and Lookout Point; performed by Dominic West, 1969-, David Oyelowo, 1976-, Lily Collins, Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Colman, 1974-, Josh O'Connor and Ellie Bamber, in Les Misérables (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019, originally published 1862), 59 mins
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Les Misérables, Episode 4
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directed by Tom Shankland; choreographed by Diana Scrivener; designed by Marianne Agertoft; produced by Chris Carey, British Broadcasting Corporation and Lookout Point; performed by Dominic West, 1969-, David Oyelowo, 1976-, Lily Collins, Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Colman, 1974-, Josh O'Connor and Ellie Bamber, in Les Misérables (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019, originally published 1862), 1 hour
Jean Valjean worries when Cosette meets a young man in Paris. The Thenardiers plot their revenge. Javert comes closer to recapturing Valjean than ever.
directed by Tom Shankland; choreographed by Diana Scrivener; designed by Marianne Agertoft; produced by Chris Carey, British Broadcasting Corporation and Lookout Point; performed by Dominic West, 1969-, David Oyelowo, 1976-, Lily Collins, Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Colman, 1974-, Josh O'Connor and Ellie Bamber, in Les Misérables (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019, originally published 1862), 1 hour
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