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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, Season 1, A Writer (1899-1929)
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in Ernest Hemingway, Season 1 (Public Broadcasting Service), 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.
in Ernest Hemingway, Season 1 (Public Broadcasting Service), 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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Masterpiece, Far From the Madding Crowd - Part 1
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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...
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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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...
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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NOVA, A to Z: How Writing Changed the World
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directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
Where would we be without the world’s alphabets? Writing has played a vital role in the expansion and domination of cultures throughout history. But researchers are only now uncovering the origin story to our own alphabet, which may have gotten its beginnings in a turquoise mine thousands of years ago. From the...
directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
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NOVA, Season 47 Episode 13, A to Z: The First Alphabet
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directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA, Season 47 Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
Just as writing changed the course of human history, the evolution of paper and printing revolutionized the spread of information. The printing press kicked off the Industrial Revolution that fast-tracked us to the current digital age. But as the millennia-old tradition of penmanship falls out of favor, should we...
directed by David Sington, fl. 1996; produced by Hugh Sington, fl. 2007, in NOVA, Season 47 Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 53 mins
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Poetry in America with Elisa New, Musee Des Beaux Arts
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directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Leah Reis-Dennis, fl. 2018, Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America with Elisa New (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 26 mins

"Musee des Beaux Arts" by W. H. Auden, featuring Samantha Power, Peter Sacks, David Brooks.

Poetry in America gathers distinguished interpreters from all walks of life to explore and debate 12 unforgettable American poems. Athletes and poets, politicians and musicians, architects, scientists, actors, entrepreneurs...

directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Leah Reis-Dennis, fl. 2018, Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America with Elisa New (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 26 mins
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Poetry in America with Elisa New, Skyscraper
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directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Leah Reis-Dennis, fl. 2018, Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America with Elisa New (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 26 mins

"Skyscraper" by Carl Sandburg, featuring Frank Gehry, Robert Polito, Zhang Xin, and a chorus of National Student Poets.

Poetry in America gathers distinguished interpreters from all walks of life to explore and debate 12 unforgettable American poems. Athletes and poets, politicians and musicians, architects, scien...

directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Leah Reis-Dennis, fl. 2018, Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America with Elisa New (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 26 mins
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