Season 23 - American Masters (1985)
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Season 23 Series:

18 Feb 2009
S23, Ep1 - Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About

Born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz, Jerome Robbins was a dancer and choreographer. Starting his career as a modern dancer, he began to appreciate the technique involved in ballet, the two which he merged in his choreography, especially in musical theater. In his choreography, he was renowned for injecting personality into each individual dancer's role and integrating dance not only into the storyline but into the everyday movement of the character. His primary interest was in telling American stories through dance. His professional career finished more the modern ballet realm. He was a ...
08 Apr 2009
S23, Ep2 - Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

26 May 2009
S23, Ep3 - Hollywood Chinese

10 Jun 2009
S23, Ep4 - Neil Young: Don't Be Denied

01 Jul 2009
S23, Ep5 - Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes

America's foremost humorist and commentator, Garrison Keillor takes his skits and jokes, music and monologues across the country in his traveling radio show, spinning his stories into American gold. This freeform, intimate look at the private man in the public spotlight goes behind the scenes of America's most popular radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, and inside the imagination of the man who created it. Over one year of filming has resulted in an unusual portrait that cannot be defined by the standard terms of chronological biography: the subject himself is an ...
02 Sep 2009
S23, Ep6 - Trumbo

14 Oct 2009
S23, Ep7 - Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound

28 Dec 2009
S23, Ep8 - Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'