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Watch Harper Lee see a finished copy of “Go Set a Watchman” for the first time July 14, 2015 – Posted in: Video

 Photo: © 2015 Mary Murphy and Company LLC New York’s PBS flagship station THIRTEEN is all over the release of Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman,” her much anticipated follow-up novel to “To Kill A Mockingbird”. THIRTEEN Days of Harper Lee is a 13-day, multi-platform event celebrating the release of “Go Set a Watchman” that runs through Friday, July 17. As part of the festivities Harper Lee: American Masters documentary filmmaker and author Mary McDonagh Murphy met with Harper…

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Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning August 28, 2014 – Posted in: Content, Photography

Dorothea Lange in her Bay Area home studio, 1964. Photo: ©1964, 2014 Rondal Partridge Archives The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera – Dorothea Lange Next up for the groundbreaking PBS series American Masters is a profile of photographer Dorothea Lange. Titled Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning the documentary “explores the life, passions and uncompromising vision of the influential photographer,” whose “enduring images document five turbulent decades…

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Poetry On Public Television April 2, 2010

 2010 National Poetry Month poster In honor of National Poetry Month Public Television has strengthened it successful Poetry Everywhere series with eight new short poetry films and the release of an iPhone app. The new poets/poems added to the series this year are: Marilyn Chin, The Floral Apron;Toi Derricotte, Blackbottom;Martín Espada, Who Burns for the Perfection of Paper;Seamus Heaney, Blackberry Picking;Maxine Kumin, After Love;W.S. Merwin, Yesterday;C.D. Wright, Lake Echo, Dear;and Daisy Zamora, Mother’s Day. Garrison…

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