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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 17, Episode 6 Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied

First Aired: April 23, 2003

“Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied” recalls the life and career of McKinley Morganfield (1915-83), “the godfather of the blues,” as B.B. King calls him. The hour was produced and directed by Morgan Neville and Waters biographer Robert Gordon, who also recalls Waters, along with a number of Waters' bandmembers, Bonnie Raitt, Rolling Stones Keith Richards and Bill Wyman, Buddy Guy, Chuck D, Waters' granddaughter and a former girlfriend.

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Robert Capa: In Love and War

Season 17, Episode 7

May 28, 2003

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