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american masters

Follow the music icon from a piano lounge through her rise to stardom. From "First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" to "Killing Me Softly," Flack's virtuosity was inseparable from her commitment to civil rights. Detailing her story in her own words, the film features exclusive access to Flack's archives and interviews with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Peabo Bryson and more.

Episode Duration: 1 hour 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 3505

About American Masters:

AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists.

Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America.

Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.


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Mon, Feb 6 12:00 P.M. Marian Anderson: The Whole World In Her Hands     NH EXPLORE
Fri, Feb 10 8:30 P.M. James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket     NH WORLD
Sat, Feb 11 1:30 A.M. James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket     NH WORLD
Sat, Feb 11 9:30 A.M. James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket     NH WORLD
Sat, Feb 11 3:30 P.M. James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket     NH WORLD
Fri, Feb 17 8:00 P.M. How It Feels to Be Free     NH WORLD
Sat, Feb 18 1:00 A.M. How It Feels to Be Free     NH WORLD
Sat, Feb 18 9:00 A.M. How It Feels to Be Free     NH WORLD
Sat, Feb 18 3:00 P.M. How It Feels to Be Free     NH WORLD
Mon, Feb 20 12:00 P.M. Ailey     NH EXPLORE
Mon, Feb 20 1:30 P.M. Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase The Blues Away     NH EXPLORE

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