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Video thumbnail: American Masters When Groucho Marx hosted "The Tonight Show"

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When Groucho Marx hosted "The Tonight Show"

Groucho Marx was a guest host on "The Tonight Show."

When Groucho Marx hosted "The Tonight Show"

Video thumbnail: American Masters What made Groucho Marx a great writer

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What made Groucho Marx a great writer

Groucho Marx was a prolific writer with "a genuine intellect."

What made Groucho Marx a great writer

Video thumbnail: American Masters Groucho Marx roasts Dick Cavett

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Groucho Marx roasts Dick Cavett

One of Groucho's best nights on "The Dick Cavett Show."

Groucho Marx roasts Dick Cavett

Video thumbnail: American Masters Groucho & Cavett

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Groucho & Cavett

Discover the enduring friendship between legendary comedians Dick Cavett and Groucho Marx.

Groucho & Cavett

Video thumbnail: American Masters Dick Cavett's early days of standup comedy

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Dick Cavett's early days of standup comedy

Dick Cavett reflects on his early days of standup and the lessons he learned.

Dick Cavett's early days of standup comedy

Video thumbnail: American Masters Ernest Hemingway versus Saul Bellow

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Ernest Hemingway versus Saul Bellow

Philip Roth talk about the opposing styles of Ernest Hemingway and Saul Bellow.

Ernest Hemingway versus Saul Bellow

Video thumbnail: American Masters A classic Saul Bellow rant about Chicago

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A classic Saul Bellow rant about Chicago

Chicago in the 1980s is the backdrop for Bellow's novel "The Dean's December."

A classic Saul Bellow rant about Chicago

Video thumbnail: American Masters The Adventures of Saul Bellow

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The Adventures of Saul Bellow

Explore Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow's impact on American literature.

The Adventures of Saul Bellow

Video thumbnail: American Masters When Buffy Sainte-Marie wrote the "first feminist anthem"

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When Buffy Sainte-Marie wrote the "first feminist anthem"

"I always wanna be offering people stuff that they won't get somewhere else," says Buffy.

When Buffy Sainte-Marie wrote the "first feminist anthem"

Video thumbnail: American Masters The origins of Buffy Sainte-Marie's "Universal Soldier"

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The origins of Buffy Sainte-Marie's "Universal Soldier"

"Who's responsible for war?" wonders Buffy Sainte-Marie in "Universal Soldier."

The origins of Buffy Sainte-Marie's "Universal Soldier"

Video thumbnail: American Masters How Buffy Sainte-Marie won an Oscar for "Up Where We Belong"

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How Buffy Sainte-Marie won an Oscar for "Up Where We Belong"

Buffy Sainte-Marie won an Oscar for her song "Up Where We Belong."

How Buffy Sainte-Marie won an Oscar for "Up Where We Belong"

Video thumbnail: American Masters Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

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Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

See the story of the Indigenous singer-songwriter, social activist, educator and artist.

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

Video thumbnail: American Masters Buffy Sainte-Marie brought Indigenous representation to TV

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Buffy Sainte-Marie brought Indigenous representation to TV

Sainte-Marie insisted that Indigenous people play the Indigenous roles on "The Virginian."

Buffy Sainte-Marie brought Indigenous representation to TV

Video thumbnail: American Masters When journalist Jason Fine first met Brian Wilson

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When journalist Jason Fine first met Brian Wilson

Jason Fine describes how his friendship with Brian Wilson first started.

When journalist Jason Fine first met Brian Wilson

Video thumbnail: American Masters Watch Brian Wilson produce a song

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Watch Brian Wilson produce a song

See musical genius Brian Wilson at work producing his song, "Honeycomb."

Watch Brian Wilson produce a song

Video thumbnail: American Masters Rare studio footage of the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations"

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Rare studio footage of the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations"

Brian Wilson and the Beach Boys work on "Good Vibrations" in the studio in 1966.

Rare studio footage of the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations"

Video thumbnail: American Masters Brian Wilson visits his high school

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Brian Wilson visits his high school

Brian Wilson makes a stop at his high school alma mater.

Brian Wilson visits his high school

Video thumbnail: American Masters Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

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Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

Explore the life and career of the legendary singer and co-founder of The Beach Boys.

Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

Video thumbnail: American Masters Why Joe Papp thinks the theater should be free for all of us

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Why Joe Papp thinks the theater should be free for all of us

Joe Papp made it his mission to have theater be accessible to the public.

Why Joe Papp thinks the theater should be free for all of us

Video thumbnail: American Masters When Joe Papp asked Meryl Streep to take over the theater

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When Joe Papp asked Meryl Streep to take over the theater

Meryl Streep was touched, but perplexed when Papp asked her to run the theater.

When Joe Papp asked Meryl Streep to take over the theater

Video thumbnail: American Masters Representation in theater was important to Joe Papp

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Representation in theater was important to Joe Papp

When developing Free Shakespeare in the Park, Joe Papp wanted people to feel represented.

Representation in theater was important to Joe Papp

Video thumbnail: American Masters Papp turned a dilapidated building into The Public Theater

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Papp turned a dilapidated building into The Public Theater

Joe Papp saved a historic building from demolition, which evolved into The Public Theater.

Papp turned a dilapidated building into The Public Theater

Video thumbnail: American Masters The origins of Shakespeare in the Park

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The origins of Shakespeare in the Park

Papp built a stage on a 35 foot truck so he could bring Shakespeare to other communities.

The origins of Shakespeare in the Park

Video thumbnail: American Masters Joe Papp in Five Acts

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Joe Papp in Five Acts

Papp, founder of Free Shakespeare in the Park, believed great art is for all.

Joe Papp in Five Acts