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  • How It Feels To Be Free, New American Masters Documentary About Trailblazing Black Female Entertainers Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Diahann Carroll, Nina Simone, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier, Premieres Winter 2021on PBS

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  • American Masters, Firelight Media and Topic Launch New Documentary Short Film Series In the Making October 14

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  • New Documentary on Singer and Civil Rights Icon Marian Anderson in Production for the American Masters Series on PBS, in association with Black Public Media

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  • American Masters Spotlights 26 Unsung Women Who Changed History with Unladylike2020

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  • Veteran producer and filmmaker Michael Kantor to head the long-running PBS series

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