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This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen (more…)

Premiered: October 4, 1988

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 4, Episode 8 Duke Ellington: Reminiscing in Tempo

First Aired: December 9, 1991

Celebrating Duke Ellington's achievements as a composer, bandleader and pianist. Included: performances of Ellington standards, such as “Mood Indigo” and “Take the `A' Train”; comments from his son Mercer, musicologists and others who knew him. Julian Bond narrates.

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