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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 21, Episode 8 Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character

First Aired: November 5, 2007

A profile of comedy legend Carol Burnett, who entertained viewers each week from 1967 to 1979 with her eponymous sketch-comedy show; and branched into serious drama with such fare as the teleplay “Friendly Fire.” Included: clips from her classic series and “The Garry Moore Show,” which helped launch her career. Also: comments from Tim Conway and Harvey Korman, who costarred in her TV series; Julia Andrews; and Tracey Ullman.