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American Masters: Ailey

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  • 2021 - Emmy - Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series - nominated
  • 2020 - Emmy - Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series - nominated
  • 2019 - Emmy - Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series - nominated
  • 2018 - Emmy - Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series - nominated

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American Experience

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This documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time.
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