Genre: Anthology, Documentary, Biography
Premise: Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included Charlie Chaplin, Helen Hayes, pop icon Andy Warhol, singer Billie Holliday and composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein.
S28, E05 (First Aired: Aug. 29, 2014)
Photographer Dorothea Lange had the ability to capture the human condition, most notably through her photo of the Migrant Mother, which continues to stand as a haunting symbol of the Great Depression.
S28, E04 (First Aired: Jun. 20, 2014)
Ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq inspires George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins before being stricken with polio in 1954.