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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise - American Masters

An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars.

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Full Episodes

S31 Ep2: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

WETA PassportS31 Ep2: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Dr. Maya Angelou was a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer who inspired generations.

S31 Ep1: By Sidney Lumet

WETA PassportS31 Ep1: By Sidney Lumet

With candor and grace, Sidney Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist a human.

S30 Ep9: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future

WETA PassportS30 Ep9: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future

Explore the life and work of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen.

S30 Ep8: Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You

WETA PassportS30 Ep8: Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You

The first documentary about the legend behind much of the bold television of the '70s.

Clips

Inspiring Woman - Celebrating Diversity: Your Stories

Inspiring Woman - Celebrating Diversity: Your Stories

We wanted to highlight some of the stories you've shared with us.

Learn how Patsy Cline broke social norms in the '50s

Learn how Patsy Cline broke social norms in the '50s

Cline worked hard and broke social norms, wearing men's pants and bright red lipstick.

The tension between Patsy Cline and Jimmy Dean

The tension between Patsy Cline and Jimmy Dean

Bill Anderson on the "not quite oil-and-water" relationship between Cline and Dean.

Alan Stoker shares some insight on Patsy Cline's work

Alan Stoker shares some insight on Patsy Cline's work

Alan Stoker talks about Patsy's gift as a singer and an artist.

Previews

Patsy Cline: Trailer

Patsy Cline: Trailer

Patsy Cline defined modern country music with singular talent and heart?wrenching depth.

PBS Previews: Patsy Cline

PBS Previews: Patsy Cline

Producer and director Barbara Hall talks about the inspiration behind "Patsy Cline."