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Video thumbnail: American Masters Vincent Valdez: The Beginning is Near

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Vincent Valdez: The Beginning is Near

Artist Vincent Valdez emphasizes under-examined historical narratives in his work.

Vincent Valdez: The Beginning is Near

Video thumbnail: American Masters Maia Cruz Palileo: Becoming the Moon

American Masters

Maia Cruz Palileo: Becoming the Moon

Maia Cruz Palileo is a multi-disciplinary artist who explores themes of migration.

Maia Cruz Palileo: Becoming the Moon

Video thumbnail: American Masters Damon Davis: Apologue for the Darkest Gods

American Masters

Damon Davis: Apologue for the Darkest Gods

A look into the art of award-winning, post-disciplinary artist Damon Davis.

Damon Davis: Apologue for the Darkest Gods

Video thumbnail: American Masters Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: The New Chief

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Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: The New Chief

The Grammy-nominated musician from New Orleans defies the expectations of jazz music.

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: The New Chief

Video thumbnail: American Masters Bunky Echo-Hawk: The Resistance

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Bunky Echo-Hawk: The Resistance

How the reality of Native Americans inspires Pawnee artist Bunky Echo-Hawk's work.

Bunky Echo-Hawk: The Resistance

Video thumbnail: American Masters Anik Khan: Street Level

American Masters

Anik Khan: Street Level

Explore the music of Anik Khan, the Bangladesh-born, Queens, NY-raised hip-hop artist.

Anik Khan: Street Level

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicous crêpes

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Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicous crêpes

Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicious crêpes.

Jacques Pépin makes easy and delicous crêpes

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes cocotte eggs

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Jacques Pépin makes cocotte eggs

Jacques Pépin makes eggs in a little container called a "cocotte."

Jacques Pépin makes cocotte eggs

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes buttermilk pancakes

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Jacques Pépin makes buttermilk pancakes

Jacques Pépin demonstrates how to make buttermilk pancakes from his home kitchen.

Jacques Pépin makes buttermilk pancakes

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé

American Masters

Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé

Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé, great for a first course.

Jacques Pépin makes an easy cream cheese soufflé

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes with eggs

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Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes with eggs

Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes using leftover rice with eggs on top.

Jacques Pépin makes rice cakes with eggs

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes fried eggs

American Masters

Jacques Pépin makes fried eggs

Jacques Pépin makes tender, slightly runny fried eggs.

Jacques Pépin makes fried eggs

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes Eggs Jeannette

American Masters

Jacques Pépin makes Eggs Jeannette

Jacques Pépin makes a very easy-to-do, delicious, and unusual way to enjoy eggs.

Jacques Pépin makes Eggs Jeannette

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes classic scrambled eggs

American Masters

Jacques Pépin makes classic scrambled eggs

Jacques Pépin makes scrambled eggs "the classic way" for an elegant, simple dinner.

Jacques Pépin makes classic scrambled eggs

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet

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Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet

Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet, a very elegant dish for a light supper.

Jacques Pépin makes a seafood omelet

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet

American Masters

Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet

Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet with potatoes, onions and cheese for a great lunch.

Jacques Pépin makes a country omelet

Video thumbnail: American Masters The First Black Woman to Run for Vice President of The U.S.

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The First Black Woman to Run for Vice President of The U.S.

Charlotta Bass was the first Black woman to run for Vice President of the United States.

The First Black Woman to Run for Vice President of The U.S.

Video thumbnail: American Masters Zitkála-Šá: Trailblazing American Indian Composer and Writer

American Masters

Zitkála-Šá: Trailblazing American Indian Composer and Writer

Zitkála-Šá co-composed and wrote the libretto for the first American Indian opera.

Zitkála-Šá: Trailblazing American Indian Composer and Writer

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jeannette Rankin: The First Woman Member of U.S. Congress

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Jeannette Rankin: The First Woman Member of U.S. Congress

Jeannette Rankin made history as the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress.

Jeannette Rankin: The First Woman Member of U.S. Congress

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jovita Idar: Mexican American Activist and Journalist

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Jovita Idar: Mexican American Activist and Journalist

Jovita Idar was a Latina journalist who worked for an end to segregation and racism.

Jovita Idar: Mexican American Activist and Journalist

Video thumbnail: American Masters Martha Hughes Cannon: The First Woman State Senator

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Martha Hughes Cannon: The First Woman State Senator

Martha Hughes Cannon was a historic state senator and public health pioneer.

Martha Hughes Cannon: The First Woman State Senator

Video thumbnail: American Masters She was a Civil Rights Activist and Co-Founder of the NAACP

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She was a Civil Rights Activist and Co-Founder of the NAACP

Mary Church Terrell was a suffragist, civil rights activist and co-founder of the NAACP.

She was a Civil Rights Activist and Co-Founder of the NAACP

Video thumbnail: American Masters She was a Daredevil Performer & Advocate for the Blind

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She was a Daredevil Performer & Advocate for the Blind

Sonora Webster Carver (1904-2003) was one of the most famous horse divers in the world.

She was a Daredevil Performer & Advocate for the Blind

Video thumbnail: American Masters She was the First Woman to Swim Across the English Channel

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She was the First Woman to Swim Across the English Channel

Gertrude Ederle made history in 1926 as the first woman to swim across the English Channel

She was the First Woman to Swim Across the English Channel