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PBS NewsHour, Poet Amanda Gorman On How She Prepared For Inauguration Day
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presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
The poet who will carry on a tradition and present her new work, "The Hill We Climb" at the inauguration this week is already quite accomplished at the age of 22. Jeffrey Brown talked to Amanda Gorman to learn more, as part of our ongoing arts and culture series, "CANVAS."
presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
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American Masters, Flannery
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directed by Elizabeth Coffman, fl. 2011 and Mark Bosco, fl. 2019; produced by Ted Hardin, fl. 2004, Elizabeth Coffman, fl. 2011 and Mark Bosco, fl. 2019, Long Distance Educational Media, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 37 mins
Explore the life and work of author Flannery O’Connor, whose distinctive Southern Gothic style influenced a generation of artists and activists. Through never-before-seen archival footage, examine the legacy of an American literary icon.
directed by Elizabeth Coffman, fl. 2011 and Mark Bosco, fl. 2019; produced by Ted Hardin, fl. 2004, Elizabeth Coffman, fl. 2011 and Mark Bosco, fl. 2019, Long Distance Educational Media, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 37 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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Ernest Hemingway, The Avatar (1929-1944)
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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 46 mins
Hemingway, having achieved a level of fame rarely seen in the literary world, settles in Key West with Pauline Pfeiffer but can’t stay put for long. He reports on the Spanish Civil War and begins a tempestuous romance with Martha Gellhorn.
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 46 mins
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Ernest Hemingway, The Blank Page (1944-1961)
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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 43 mins
Hemingway follows the Army as they advance through Europe. Afterwards he tries to start a life with Mary Welsh but is beset with tragedies. He publishes The Old Man and the Sea to acclaim but is overcome by his declining mental condition.
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 43 mins
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Famous Authors, Brontës
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 33 mins
This program introduces the rich imaginative life of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë, exposed to the world of literature by their father Patrick Brontë priest, examiner, and writer. The family struggled with poverty, and the family home Haworth and moorland provided inspiration for the daughters. Charlotte and...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 33 mins
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Famous Authors, Donne
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 52 mins
John Donne was born into a fascinating and creative period of human history. He got the best education on offer in the England of Queen Elizabeth and hardly out of his teens he was recognised as a poet of astonishing ability. In a period when the pace was set by no less a mortal than Shakespeare Donne had a unique...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 52 mins
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Famous Authors, Eliot
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 36 mins
George Eliot was born Mary Anne Evans in 1819 near the small town of Nuneaton in Warwickshire. Her father ran the estate of the local landowner. She had an excellent education in local schools and took up journalism. She began writing novels when she was over 30 and became one of the most celebrated and influentia...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 36 mins
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Famous Authors, Hardy
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 36 mins
Thomas Hardy was born into the family of a practical country builder in mid 19th century England. He got a good education in the local town of Dorchester on the south coast and after beginning as an architect he soon developed into one of the most prolific and popuar novelists of his times. the film follows his nt...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 36 mins
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Famous Authors, Kafka
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 34 mins
Franz Kafka was born in Prague, still under the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He was well educated and from an early age he determined to become a writer. He worked in an insurance company and in his ample free time wrote a number of remarkable novels and short stories. His heroes are all struggling to find themselves...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, Academy Media, in Famous Authors (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 2020), 34 mins
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