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An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Bal (more…)

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Season 26, Episode 1 Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune

First Aired: January 23, 2012

A profile of protest singer Phil Ochs (1940-1976), best remembered for such iconic 1960s songs as "I Ain't Marching Anymore," "Draft Dodger Rag" and "The War Is Over." The documentary uses his songs for narration; and features remarks from Joan Baez (who covered his "There But for Fortune"), Tom Hayden, Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow, Ed Sanders, Sean Penn and Christopher Hitchens.

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Season 25, Episode 8

December 19, 2011

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Cab Calloway: Sketches

Season 26, Episode 2

February 27, 2012