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Writer

M. Evelina Galang's work spans generations with her writing of young Filipina-Americans and the surviving World War II "comfort women." [22:15]

Director Mary Zimmerman

Mary Zimmerman discusses her approach to creating a play. [30:38]

Artist

The winner of the 2012 Joyce Wein Artist Prize discusses the relationship in her work between visual art and sonic art. [26:26]

Hollywood writer, producer and executive

In the 2nd part of our interview, Frank Price talks about the business of film making as well as some of the iconic films he’s made, including Tootsie, Gandhi, and Boyz in the Hood. [28:59]

Hollywood writer, producer and executive

In the first of a two-part interview, Frank Price talks about his early days as a television writer and producer of shows like The Virginian and Columbo. [28:40] 

Artist

Nick Cave, chosen to participate in the U.S. State Department's Arts-in-Embassies program, talks about his Sound Suits, a unique blend of sculpture, fashion, and dance. [26:13]

National Medal of Arts Recipient

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas discusses his dual career as conductor and educator. [30:49]

Director, Arts and Democracy Project

Bread and Roses in a Brooklyn shelter: Caron Atlas demonstrates how the arts can be a critical component of disaster relief. [31:45]

Author

Taylor Branch discusses his trilogy of the Civil Rights Movement America in the King Years. [24:25]

2013 NEA Jazz Master

Pianist, bandleader, composer and 2013 NEA Jazz Master, Eddie Palmieri talks about his innovative music which blends Afro-Cuban rhythms with jazz. [32:21]

2013 NEA Jazz Master

The owner of the legendary club, The Village Vanguard, talks about her life in jazz. [32:52]

2013 NEA Jazz Master

Sweet Poppa Lou talks about the musical roots of his swinging bop saxophone sound. [38:23]

National Medal of Arts Recipient

Pete Seeger returns to talk about his music and its roots. [31:50]

Folk Legend

Pete Seeger remembers his friend, Woody Guthrie. [21:13]

Country Legend & National Medal of Arts Recipient

Singer/songwriter Mel Tillis tells stories about his career and how performing helped him cope with his stutter. [29:43]

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