biography

Biography of Marvin Hamlisch
3:15 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

American Masters debuts first film biography of composer Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch
Credit Courtesy of The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Watch Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love on Friday, Dec. 27 at 9 p.m. on WV PBS

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The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela
2:43 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Frontline's Definitive Mandela Documentary: Now Streaming Online For The First Time

Credit WGBH Boston

As the world responds to Nelson Mandela's passing, Frontline is making “The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela” — its definitive two-hour documentary film on the remarkable leader — available to watch online for the very first time. The documentary originally aired in 2011.

Additionally, West Virginia PBS will air “The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela” on Monday, Dec. 16 at 9 p.m. Where available, viewers may also watch this program on WV PBS.2 on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.

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Radio
10:00 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Bach: Behind the Portrait

Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Credit Shella Rock @ Decca / Used by permission.

Sir John Eliot Gardiner has had a life-long relationship with Bach. In  fact, the Haussmann portrait hung in the his home and the young Gardiner passed it every day. Imagine that.

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