The Boomer List
Take a comprehensive look at 19 iconic baby boomers — one born each year of the boom, 1946-1964. In intimate interviews by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, the film’s subjects illuminate the important movements and changes that shaped the world during the baby boom years.
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning
Through Lange’s granddaughter’s eyes, explore the life story of the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer.
Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter - Preview
Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself
Profiling George Plimpton (1927-2003).
When Sierra Club Saved the Grand Canyon
The battle in the media between the Sierra Club and the IRS helped save the Grand Canyon.
A Fierce Green Fire
An exploration of the environmental movement.
Robby Krieger, guitarist for The Doors, talked to PBS at the 2010 SXSW festival in conjunction with a screening of When You're Strange, a film about The Doors premiering for AMERICAN MASTERS. Krieger talks about the the use of previously unseen archival footage used in the film, the use of Doors fan Johnny Depp as the narrator, and his inspiration for creating music.
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