American Masters: Season 29 (2015)

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Air date: Jan 23, 2015

The Season 29 premiere profiles magician, author, actor and historian Ricky Jay. He started in his primary profession, magic, at the age of 4, when he served as apprentice to his grandfather Max Katz, an accomplished amateur magician. The documentary features footage from Jay's one-man shows and TV appearances, including a spot with Steve Martin on Dinah Shore's 1970s' talk show; and clips of such great 20th-century magicians as Cardini, Slydini, Al Flosso, Dai Vernon and Charles Miller.

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Air date: Feb 20, 2015

A profile of playwright August Wilson (1945-2005), who some call America's Shakespeare, featuring insights from family, friends and actors Viola Davis, Charles Dutton, Laurence Fishburne,James Earl Jones and Phylicia Rashad. His credits include the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning "Fences" and Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Piano Lesso."

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Air date: Apr 16, 2015

A profile of legendary violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz (1901-87), featuring remarks from violinists Itzhak Perlman, Ivry Gitlis and Ida Haendel; former students Ayke Agus and Sherry Kloss; and biographers John Anthony Maltese and Arthur Vered.

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Air date: May 15, 2015

The story of the American Ballet Theatre, which was founded in 1940. Included: rehearsal footage; virtuoso performances; and remarks from such key figures as Alicia Alonso; current dancers Susan Jaffe and Julie Kent; and artistic director Kevin McKenzie.

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Air date: Sep 4, 2015

This documentary, which originally aired on PBS, is about Althea Gibson, one of the greatest female tennis players of all time and a pioneer for African-American athletes. Althea tells Gibson's story, spanning from her youth in South Carolina and on the streets of Harlem to her historic Wimbledon titles in 1957 and 1958.

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Air date: Sep 18, 2015

This profile of photographer Pedro E. Guerrero reveals how he overcame prejudice, poverty and blacklisting to become one of the most sought-after architectural and sculptural photographers of the 20th century, gaining renown for his photos depicting the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, Alexander Calder and Louise Nevelson, among others.

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Air date: Sep 25, 2015

Fifteen women who have created and defined contemporary American culture are spotlighted, including Madeleine Albright, Gloria Allred, Laurie Anderson, Sara Blakely, Margaret Cho, Edie Falco, Elizabeth Holmes, Betsey Johnson and Alicia Keys. Also: Aimee Mullins; Nancy Pelosi; Rosie Perez; Shonda Rhimes; Wendy Williams; and Nia Wordlaw. The women reflect on their experiences, including overcoming discrimination and other challenges. The documentary features an introduction by Toni Morrison.

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