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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

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

WETA PassportMaya Angelou: And Still I Rise

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

By Sidney Lumet

WETA PassportBy Sidney Lumet

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

Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future

WETA PassportEero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future

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

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You

WETA PassportNorman 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 which Patsy Cline songs inspire Reba McEntire

Learn which Patsy Cline songs inspire Reba McEntire

Patsy Cline songs like "Sweet Dreams" still inspire Reba McEntire today.

Learn about Patsy Cline's first record deal

Learn about Patsy Cline's first record deal

Under Patsy Cline's first contract, she was paid half the industry standard.

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.

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."