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Season 1

1.     1-1                 23 Jun 86   Private Conversations: On the Set of 'Death of a Salesman' (90 min)
2.     1-2                 30 Jun 86   Philip Johnson, Self Portrait (90 min)
3.     1-3                 07 Jul 86   Katherine Anne Porter: The Eye of Memory (90 min)
4.     1-4                 14 Jul 86   The Unknown Chaplin (1) (90 min)
5.     1-5                 21 Jul 86   The Unknown Chaplin (2) (90 min)
6.     1-6                 28 Jul 86   The Unknown Chaplin (3) (90 min)
7.     1-7                 04 Aug 86   Billie Holiday: The Long Night of Lady Day (90 min)
8.     1-8                 11 Aug 86   James Levine: A Life in Music (90 min)
9.     1-9                 18 Aug 86   Aaron Copland: A Self Portrait (90 min)
10.    1-10                25 Aug 86   Thomas Eakins: A Motion Portrait (90 min)
11.    1-11                01 Sep 86   Georgia O'Keeffe (90 min)
12.    1-12                08 Sep 86   Eugene O'Neill: A Glory of Ghosts (90 min)

Season 2

13.    2-1                 06 Jul 87   Isaac in America: A Journey with Isaac Bashevis Singer (90 min)
14.    2-2                 13 Jul 87   Directed by William Wyler (90 min)
15.    2-3                 20 Jul 87   Rubinstein Remembered (90 min)
16.    2-4                 27 Jul 87   Nik and Murray (90 min)
17.    2-5                 24 Aug 87   George Gershwin Remembered (90 min)
18.    2-6                 31 Aug 87   Maurice Sendak: Mon Cher Papa (90 min)
19.    2-7                 14 Sep 87   The Negro Ensemble Company (90 min)
20.    2-8                 21 Sep 87   Unanswered Prayers: The Life and Times of Truman Capote (90 min)
21.    2-9                 28 Sep 87   The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table (90 min)
22.    2-10                18 Nov 87   Buster Keaton: Hard Act to Follow (90 min)

Season 3

23.    3-1                 11 Jul 88   Lillian Gish: The Actor's Life for Me (90 min)
24.    3-2                 18 Jul 88   A Duke Named Ellington (90 min)
25.    3-3                 08 Aug 88   Andre Kertesz of the Cities (90 min)
26.    3-4                 22 Aug 88   Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul (90 min)
27.    3-5                 29 Aug 88   Rivera in America (90 min)
28.    3-6                 05 Sep 88   Saint-Gaudens: Masque of the Golden Bowl (90 min)
29.    3-7                 08 Mar 89   Neil Simon: Not Just for Laughs (90 min)
30.    3-8                 26 Jun 89   Broadway's Dreamers: The Legacy of Group Theater (90 min)

Season 4

31.    4-1                 03 Jul 89   Harold Clurman: A Life of Theatre (90 min)
32.    4-2                 10 Jul 89   Stella Adler: Awake and Dream! (90 min)
33.    4-3                 31 Jul 89   Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong (90 min)
34.    4-4                 14 Aug 89   James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket (90 min)
35.    4-5                 17 Aug 89   Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker (90 min)
36.    4-6                 11 Sep 89   Jasper Johns: Ideas in Paint (90 min)
37.    4-7                 18 Sep 89   Mort Sahl: The Loyal Opposition (90 min)
38.    4-8                 25 Sep 89   W. Eugene Smith: Photography Made Difficult (90 min)
39.    4-9                 15 Nov 89   Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius (90 min)
40.    4-10                20 Dec 89   Milos Forman: Portrait (90 min)

Season 5

41.    5-1                 02 Jul 90   Preston Sturges: The Rise and Fall of an American Dreamer (90 min)
42.    5-2                 09 Jul 90   John Cassavetes (90 min)
43.    5-3                 16 Jul 90   Martin Scorsese Directs (90 min)
44.    5-4                 23 Jul 90   You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story (90 min)
45.    5-5                 30 Jul 90   Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter (90 min)
46.    5-6                 20 Aug 90   John Hammond: From Bessie Smith to Bruce Springsteen (90 min)
47.    5-7                 27 Aug 90   Sanford Meisner: The Theater's Best Kept Secret (90 min)
48.    5-8                 17 Sep 90   John Cage: I Have Nothing to Say and I'm Saying It (90 min)

Season 6

49.    6-1                 01 Jul 91   Helen Hayes: First Lady of the American Theatre (90 min)
50.    6-2                 08 Jul 91   Miracle on 44th Street: A Portrait of the Actor's Studio (90 min)
51.    6-3                 22 Jul 91   A. Einstein: How I See the World (90 min)
52.    6-4                 29 Jul 91   Sarah Vaughan: The Divine One (90 min)
53.    6-5                 05 Aug 91   Frederic Remington: The Truth of Other Days (90 min)
54.    6-6                 12 Aug 91   Menuhin: A Family Portrait (90 min)
55.    6-7                 26 Aug 91   Robert Motherwell and the New York School (90 min)
56.    6-8                 03 Jan 92   Ray Charles: The Genius of Soul (90 min)
57.    6-9                 01 May 92   Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey (90 min)

Season 7

58.    7-1                 14 Mar 93   Paul Simon: Born at the Right Time (90 min)
59.    7-2                 17 Mar 93   George Lucas: Heroes, Myths & Magic (90 min)
60.    7-3                 24 Mar 93   D.W. Griffith: Father of Film (90 min)

Season 8

61.    8-1                 08 Dec 93   Benny Goodman: Adventures in the Kingdom of Swing (90 min)
62.    8-2                 13 May 94   Martha Graham: The Dancer Revealed (90 min)

Season 9

63.    9-1                 30 Nov 94   Rediscovering Will Rogers (90 min)
64.    9-2                 19 Dec 94   Tennessee Williams: Orpheus of the American Stage (90 min)
65.    9-3                 15 Feb 95   Placido Domingo: A Musical Life (90 min)
66.    9-4                 22 Mar 95   Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul (90 min)

Season 10

67.    10-1                29 Nov 95   Rod Serling: Submitted for Your Approval (90 min)
68.    10-2                22 Jan 96   William Styron: The Way of the Writer (90 min)
69.    10-3                24 Jan 96   Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light (90 min)
70.    10-4                10 Apr 96   Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud (90 min)
71.    10-5                22 May 96   Nichols and May: Take Two (90 min)

Season 11

72.    11-1                25 Nov 96   Lena Horne: In Her Own Voice (90 min)
73.    11-2                10 Dec 96   Danny Kaye: A Legacy of Laughter (90 min)
74.    11-3                09 Apr 97   Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant-Garde (90 min)
75.    11-4                07 May 97   Jack Paar: As I Was Saying (90 min)
76.    11-5                25 Jun 97   Isamu Noguchi: Stones and Paper (90 min)

Season 12

77.    12-1                17 Sep 97   The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg (90 min)
78.    12-2                26 Nov 97   Vaudeville (90 min)
79.    12-3                04 Feb 98   Billy Wilder: the Human Comedy (90 min)
80.    12-4                29 Apr 98   Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart (90 min)
81.    12-5                01 May 98   Don Hewitt: 90 Minutes on 60 Minutes (90 min)
82.    12-6                17 Jun 98   Alexander Calder (90 min)

Season 13

83.    13-1                28 Oct 98   Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note (90 min)
84.    13-2                06 Jan 99   The Line King: Al Hirschfeld (90 min)
85.    13-3                24 Feb 99   Paul Robeson: Here I Stand (90 min)
86.    13-4                07 Apr 99   Robert Rauschenberg: Inventive Genius (90 min)
87.    13-5                30 Jun 99   The Lives of Lillian Hellman (90 min)
88.    13-6                30 Jun 99   Dashiell Hammett: Detective, Writer (90 min)
89.    13-7                18 Aug 99   Yours for a Song: The Women of Tin Pan Alley (90 min)

Season 14

90.    14-1                01 Nov 99   Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood (90 min)
91.    14-2                24 Nov 99   Norman Rockwell: Painting America (90 min)
92.    14-3                08 Dec 99   Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For (90 min)
93.    14-4                05 Jan 00   Paul Taylor: Dancemaker (90 min)
94.    14-5                02 Feb 00   Sidney Poitier: One Bright Light (90 min)
95.    14-6                12 Apr 00   Isaac Stern: Life's Virtuoso (90 min)
96.    14-7                31 May 00   The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation (90 min)

Season 15

97.    15-1                27 Sep 00   Clint Eastwood: Out of the Shadows (90 min)
98.    15-2                04 Oct 00   Mailer On Mailer (90 min)
99.    15-3                22 Nov 00   On Cukor (90 min)
100.   15-4                03 Dec 00   Lucille Ball: Finding Lucy (90 min)
101.   15-5                14 Feb 01   Bob Marley: Rebel Music (90 min)
102.   15-6                09 Apr 01   A Conversation with Gregory Peck (90 min)
103.   15-7                16 Apr 01   Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye (90 min)
104.   15-8                23 Apr 01   Coming to Light: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indians (90 min)

Season 16

105.   16-1                07 Oct 01   Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies (90 min)
106.   16-2                14 Oct 01   F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams (90 min)
107.   16-3                21 Oct 01   Richard Rodgers: The Sweetest Sounds (90 min)
108.   16-4                18 Nov 01   Quincy Jones: In the Pocket (90 min)
109.   16-5                28 Nov 01   Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records (90 min)
110.   16-6                16 Dec 01   Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance (90 min)
111.   16-7                19 Feb 02   Ralph Ellison: An American Journey (90 min)
112.   16-8                01 Mar 02   Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer (90 min)

Season 17

113.   17-1                02 Oct 02   Willie Nelson: Still is Still Moving (90 min)
114.   17-2                30 Oct 02   Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (90 min)
115.   17-3                29 Jan 03   Juilliard (90 min)
116.   17-4                19 Mar 03   Alice Waters and her Delicious Revolution (90 min)
117.   17-5                02 Apr 03   Joni Mitchell: A Woman of Heart and Mind (90 min)
118.   17-6                23 Apr 03   Muddy Waters: Can't Be Satisfied (90 min)
119.   17-7                28 May 03   Robert Capa: In Love and War (90 min)
120.   17-8                30 Jul 03   The Education of Gore Vidal (90 min)

Season 18

121.   18-1                03 Sep 03   Arthur Miller, Elia Kazan and the Blacklist (90 min)
122.   18-2                29 Oct 03   James Brown: Soul Survivor (90 min)
123.   18-3                07 Jan 04   Cary Grant: A Class Apart (90 min)
124.   18-4                14 Jan 04   Balanchine (90 min)
125.   18-5                25 Feb 04   Judy Garland: By Myself (90 min)
126.   18-6                28 Apr 04   Henry Luce and Time-Life's America: A Vision of Empire (90 min)
127.   18-7                23 Jun 04   Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues (90 min)

Season 19

128.   19-1                11 May 05   James Dean: Sense Memories (90 min)
129.   19-2                29 Jun 05   Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice (90 min)
130.   19-3                13 Jul 05   George Stevens: A Filmmaker's Journey (90 min)
131.   19-4                20 Jul 05   Bob Newhart: Unbuttoned (90 min)
132.   19-5                07 Sep 05   Willa Cather: The Road is All (90 min)
133.   19-6                14 Sep 05   Ernest Hemingway: Rivers to the Sea (90 min)
134.   19-7                27 Sep 05   Bob Dylan: No Direction Home (90 min)

Season 20

135.   20-1                10 May 06   John Ford/John Wayne: The Filmmaker and the Legend (90 min)
136.   20-2                17 May 06   The World of Nat King Cole (90 min)
137.   20-3                12 Jul 06   Woodie Guthrie: Ain't Got No Home (90 min)
138.   20-4                19 Jul 06   Marilyn Monroe: Still Life (90 min)
139.   20-5                26 Jul 06   Walter Cronkite: Witness to History (90 min)
140.   20-6                20 Sep 06   Andy Warhol: A Documentary (1) (90 min)
141.   20-7                27 Sep 06   Sketches of Frank Gehry (90 min)
142.   20-8                03 Jan 07   Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens (90 min)

Season 21

143.   21-1                04 Apr 07   Novel Reflections on the American Dream (90 min)
144.   21-2                02 May 07   Atlantic Records: The House That Ahmet Built (90 min)
145.   21-3                11 Jul 07   Les Paul: Chasing Sound (90 min)
146.   21-4                18 Jul 07   David Hockney: The Colors of Music (90 min)
147.   21-5                25 Jul 07   John James Audubon: Drawn From Nature (90 min)
148.   21-6                12 Sep 07   Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends (90 min)
149.   21-7                19 Sep 07   Orozco: Man of Fire (90 min)
150.   21-8                29 Oct 07   Good Ol' Charles Schulz (90 min)
151.   21-9                05 Nov 07   Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character (90 min)

Season 22

152.   22-1                27 Feb 08   Pete Seeger: The Power of Song (90 min)
153.   22-2                09 Apr 08   Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun (90 min)
154.   22-3                07 May 08   Marvin Gaye: What's Going On (90 min)
155.   22-4                23 Sep 08   You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet (1923-1935) (90 min)
156.   22-5                23 Sep 08   You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: Good War, Uneasy Peace (1935-1950) (90 min)
157.   22-6                24 Sep 08   You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: A New Reality (1950-1970) (90 min)
158.   22-7                24 Sep 08   You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: Woodstock Notions (1970-1989) (90 min)
159.   22-8                25 Sep 08   You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: The Big Tent (1980-Present) (90 min)
160.   22-9                25 Sep 08   The Brothers Warner (90 min)

Season 23

161.   23-1                18 Feb 09   Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About (90 min)
162.   23-2                08 Apr 09   Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (90 min)
163.   23-3                27 May 09   Hollywood Chinese (90 min)
164.   23-4                10 Jun 09   Neil Young: Don't Be Denied (90 min)
165.   23-5                01 Jul 09   Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes (90 min)
166.   23-6                02 Sep 09   Trumbo (90 min)
167.   23-7                14 Oct 09   Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound (90 min)
168.   23-8                28 Dec 09   Louisa May Alcott: the Woman Behind 'Little Women' (90 min)

Season 24

169.   24-1                11 Jan 10   Sam Cooke: Crossing Over (90 min)
170.   24-2                31 Mar 10   I.M. Pei: Building China Modern (90 min)
171.   24-3                12 May 10   The Doors: When You're Strange (90 min)
172.   24-4                21 Jul 10   Merle Haggard: Learning to Live with Myself (90 min)
173.   24-5                20 Sep 10   Cachao: Uno Más (90 min)
174.   24-6                04 Oct 10   A Letter to Elia (90 min)
175.   24-7                22 Nov 10   Lennon NYC (90 min)
176.   24-8                27 Dec 10   Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould (90 min)

Season 25

177.   25-1                12 Jan 11   Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides (90 min)
178.   25-2                02 Mar 11   Troubadors: Carole King/James Taylor & the Rise of the Singer-Songwriter (90 min)
179.   25-3                18 Apr 11   John Muir in the New World (90 min)
180.   25-4                01 Jun 11   James Levine: America's Maestro (90 min)
181.   25-5                21 Oct 11   Pearl Jam Twenty (90 min)
182.   25-6                11 Nov 11   Bill T. Jones: A Good Man (90 min)
183.   25-7                20 Nov 11   Woody Allen: A Documentary (1) (90 min)
184.   25-8                21 Nov 11   Woody Allen: A Documentary (2) (90 min)
185.   25-9                29 Dec 11   Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter (90 min)

Season 26

186.   26-1                23 Jan 12   Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune (90 min)
187.   26-2                27 Feb 12   Cab Calloway: Sketches (90 min)
188.   26-3                02 Apr 12   Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel (90 min)
189.   26-4                02 Apr 12   Harper Lee: Hey, Boo (90 min)
190.   26-5                14 May 12   Johnny Carson: King of Late Night (90 min)
191.   26-6                24 Sep 12   The Day Carl Sandburg Died (90 min)
192.   26-7                20 Nov 12   Inventing David Geffen (90 min)
193.   26-8                28 Dec 12   Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance (90 min)

Season 27

194.   27-1                22 Feb 13   Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll (90 min)
195.   27-2                29 Mar 13   Philip Roth: Unmasked (90 min)
196.   27-3                20 May 13   Mel Brooks: Make a Noise (90 min)
197.   27-4                10 Sep 13   Billie Jean King (90 min)
198.   27-5                05 Nov 13   Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin' (90 min)
199.   27-6                27 Dec 13   Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love (90 min)

Season 28

200.   28-1                21 Jan 14   Salinger (90 min)
201.   28-2                07 Feb 14   Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (90 min)
202.   28-3                22 Apr 14   A Fierce Green Fire (90 min)
203.   28-4                16 May 14   Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself (90 min)
204.   28-5                20 Jun 14   Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun (90 min)
205.   28-6                29 Aug 14   Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning (90 min)
206.   28-7                23 Sep 14   Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work (90 min)
207.   28-8                23 Sep 14   The Boomer List (90 min)
208.   28-9                02 Dec 14   Bing Crosby Rediscovered (90 min)

Season 29

209.   29-1                23 Jan 15   Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice (90 min)
210.   29-2                20 Feb 15   August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand (90 min)
211.   29-3                16 Apr 15   Jascha Heifetz: God's Fiddler (90 min)
212.   29-4                15 May 15   American Ballet Theatre: A History (90 min)
213.   29-5                04 Sep 15   Althea (90 min)
214.   29-6                18 Sep 15   Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey
215.   29-7                25 Sep 15   The Women's List

Season 30

216.   30-1                29 Jan 16   Mike Nichols
217.   30-2                12 Feb 16   B.B. King
218.   30-3                19 Feb 16   Carole King: Natural Woman
219.   30-4                26 Feb 16   Fats Domino
220.   30-5                04 Mar 16   Loretta Lynn: Still A Mountain Girl (120 min)
221.   30-6                03 May 16   Janis Joplin
222.   30-7                27 May 16   The Highwaymen: Friends Till The End


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