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The Great American Read

Great American Read

The Great American Read

This year, PBS is asking you: What are America's favorite novels? The Great American Read is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels as chosen in a national survey. See the list and cast your vote!

What We Do For Love

Great American Read

What We Do For Love

How do our favorite novels reflect what we do for love? From classic romance to family dramas, from unrequited passion to unforgettable first love, we take a look at our best-loved books that feature the most important emotion in our lives. And we examine why we are drawn to these stories.

Poldark Season 4, Episode 2

Masterpiece

Poldark Season 4, Episode 2

Who will be the winners and who will be the losers when a wrestling match, an election, and an aspiring suitor come to Cornwall?

Durrells in Corfu Season 3: Episode Two

Masterpiece

Durrells in Corfu Season 3: Episode Two

The cycle of life descends on Corfu when a sudden death takes Louisa back to England, while a girlfriend of one of her sons may be pregnant.

Johannesburg

Art in the Twenty-First Century

Johannesburg

Since the dramatic fall of apartheid in 1994, Johannesburg has emerged as the artistic capital of sub-Saharan Africa. Collectively, the artists in this hour use their work to empower marginalized communities, reexamine history, and pursue their visions for South Africa’s future. The “Johannesburg” episode features David Goldblatt, Nicholas Hlobo, Zanele Muholi, and Robin Rhode.

The KET Story

The KET Story

The KET Story

Explore KET's beginnings and 50 years of service as Kentucky's only statewide educational broadcasting network. In the 1950s and 60s, KET founder O. Leonard Press saw the potential of television - a new technology - to provide equitable access to high-quality instruction in schools throughout the Commonwealth. Learn about KET's history and its commitment to education and Kentucky programming throughout its five decades of public service.

The Life and Writing of Harper Lee

Itzhak Perlman: American Masters

The Life and Writing of Harper Lee

"To Kill a Mockingbird" is a classic of literature that has touched readers around the world. American Masters details how Harper Lee came to write the story and explores the novel's Deep South setting as well as the social changes it inspired.

The Novels That Help Us Find Ourselves

Great American Read

The Novels That Help Us Find Ourselves

The Great American Read explores how the books we love answer the age-old question “Who am I?” From life lessons to spiritual journeys, novels like "The Catcher in the Rye" and "The Outsiders" help us understand our own identities and find our places in the world.

Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey

Itzhak Perlman: American Masters

Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey

Discover the life and work of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero, a Mexican American who was born and raised in segregated Arizona town. His career included collaborations with architect Frank Lloyd Wright and sculptor Alexander Calder. Although his work was acclaimed, his poignant story is largely unknown.

A Rock Star of the New York Art Scene

Itzhak Perlman: American Masters

A Rock Star of the New York Art Scene

It took less than a decade for Jean-Michel Basquiat to go from anonymous graffiti writer in Brooklyn to rock star of the art world. He lived fast, died young, and created thousands of paintings that are now featured in museums around the world. American Masters profiles the man who became one of most influential artists of the 20th century.