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John Williams

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Composer and conductor

2009 National Medal of Arts recipient, composer John Williams discusses the art of scoring films. [27:51]

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Mary Jackson

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NEA National Heritage Fellow

NEA National Heritage fellow Mary Jackson talks about the art and tradition of sweetgrass basketmaking. [22:52]

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Ron Carter

Photo by Tom Pich

NEA Jazz Master

NEA Jazz Master Ron Carter, bassist/cellist/educator extraordinaire, talks about his career playing jazz and classical music. [25:21]

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Anna Deveare Smith

Photo by Joan Marcus

Theater Artist

Playwright, actor, and activist Anna Deveare Smith talks about her extraordinary career and her current one-woman show, Let Me Down Easy. [31:01]

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Isabel Wilkerson

Photo by Joe Henson

Author

Isabel Wilkerson talks about her book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, focusing on the transfer of Southern culture to the North, creating a new, vibrant culture in the country. [25:33]

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Azar Nafisi

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Author

Author of two memoirs about her life in Iran, Reading Lolita in Tehran and Things I've Been Silent About, Azar Nafisi talks about her books, her life in Iran, her parents, the Iranian Revolution, and, of course, the power of literature. [25:05]

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