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Above everything else Hendrix was about showmanship. We hear from other musicians and Hendrix himself on how he expressed himself. The documentary also includes some previously unreleased performance footage.
Commemorates the 40th anniversaries of the Billie Jean King v. Bobby Riggs "The Battle of the Sexes" match on Sept. 20, 1973. Billie Jean King proves there is strength in diversity. She represented female athletes and the LGBT community on the tennis court.
Mel has won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award. Born Melvin Kaminsky in Brooklyn, Brooks was a writer on the legendary "Your Show of Shows". He was also a co-creator of the TV show "Get Smart." His film "The Producers" won the 1968 Oscar for best screenplay and cs such as "Blazing Saddles," "Young Frankenstein," "Spaceballs," and "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" followed. Recently musical adaptations of The Producers and Young Frankenstein have been hits on Broadway. Brooks jokingly answers questions about his life and career in this biography. And many of his friends and collaborators share anecdotes about this intellectual funny man.moreless
Award winning novelist Philip Roth has been fairly reclusive. That is until he granted these exclusive interviews for American Masters. Learn about his life and art from the man himself.
Discover the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe.