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N. Scott Momaday: Words From a Bear

Delve into the enigmatic life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and poet N. Scott Momaday

Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous

Discover the art world giant whose color fields changed art history and now fetch millions

Raúl Juliá: The World’s a Stage

Explore a versatile Puerto Rican actor whose work on stage & screen shook the world.

Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

Explore the legacy of the feminist author who transformed U.S. literature with her science

Terrence McNally: Every Act of Life

Explore four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally's work in theater.

Robert Shaw – Man of Many Voices

Trace the journey of one of America’s greatest choral music conductors.

Garry Winogrand: All Things are Photographable

Discover the life and work of Garry Winogrand.

Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

Discover the man behind the award.

Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives

Experience the power of song in the struggle for equality through feminist Holly Near.

Charley Pride: I’m Just Me

Follow the country music superstar’s journey from segregated Mississippi to Nashville.

Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

The first major film documentary of the life and art of entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.

Decoding Watson

Scientist James Watson, the man behind the Double Helix, confronts his complex legacy.

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