Season 25, Episode 5 Bill T. Jones: A Good Man
First Aired: November 11, 2011
"Bill T. Jones: A Good Man" focuses on the Tony Award-winning choreographer as he and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company prepare the original dance-theater piece "Fondly Do We Hope...Fervently Do We Pray" in honor of Lincoln's bicentennial. The documentary offers Jones' thoughts on his childhood, artistic journey and Lincoln; and includes archival footage of such past performances as "Monkey Run Road" (1979) and "Last Supper at Uncle Tom's Cabin/The Promised Land" (1990).
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- Premise: 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)