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How It Feels To Be Free
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American Masters

How It Feels To Be Free

Season 35 Episode 1

A documentary that tells the inspiring story of how six iconic African American women entertainers – Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier – challenged an entertainment industry deeply complicit in perpetuating racist stereotypes, and transformed themselves and their audiences in the process.

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Side profile of Amy Tan.
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Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

The story of the author of the “The Joy Luck Club.”
Season 35 Episode 7
Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (Audio Descriptive Version)
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1:49:28
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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (Audio Descriptive Version)

Explore the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller.
Season 35 Episode 6
Oliver Sacks examines a document in his hand with a magnifying glass.
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1:49:28
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Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Explore the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller.
Season 35 Episode 5
Musicians
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1:23:55
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Never Too Late: The Doc Severinsen Story

Trace the life and groundbreaking career of the unstoppable musical icon.
Season 35 Episode 4
Twyla Moves
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1:22:31
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Twyla Moves

Explore choreographer Twyla Tharp’s career and famously rigorous creative process.
Season 35 Episode 3
Flannery
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1:23:23
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Flannery

Explore the world of a literary icon whose fiction was unlike anything published before.
Season 35 Episode 2