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Waterman – Duke: Ambassador of Aloha

Jason Momoa narrates the story of five-time Olympic medalist and surfer Duke Kahanamoku.

Waterman – Duke: Ambassador of Aloha

Video thumbnail: American Masters Overcoming the distinct challenge of indoor swimming

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Overcoming the distinct challenge of indoor swimming

Duke found his mind and body shocked by his first time swimming in an indoor pool.

Overcoming the distinct challenge of indoor swimming

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The meaning of Aloha

Paul Strauch recounts a conversation he had with Duke about the power of the word "Aloha."

The meaning of Aloha

Video thumbnail: American Masters How Duke broke the swimming world record in Hawaii

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How Duke broke the swimming world record in Hawaii

Duke Kahanamoku shattered the Amateur Athletic Union's swim record in 1911.

How Duke broke the swimming world record in Hawaii

Video thumbnail: American Masters Duke's incredible rescue mission while on a surfboard

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Duke's incredible rescue mission while on a surfboard

Duke Kahanamoku rescued eight men from the capsized Thelma in California.

Duke's incredible rescue mission while on a surfboard

Video thumbnail: American Masters Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands

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Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands

Explore the life of the famous singer who became an icon for the civil rights movement.

Marian Anderson: The Whole World in Her Hands

Video thumbnail: American Masters Marian Anderson's singing recalls America's racial unrest

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Marian Anderson's singing recalls America's racial unrest

"Crucifixion" recalled the racial unrest Marian Anderson saw during her time in Chicago.

Marian Anderson's singing recalls America's racial unrest

Video thumbnail: American Masters Marian Anderson's love of fashion and shoes

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Marian Anderson's love of fashion and shoes

Marian Anderson had a vast collection of couture clothing.

Marian Anderson's love of fashion and shoes

Video thumbnail: American Masters Marian Anderson overcame discrimination with Danbury farm

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Marian Anderson overcame discrimination with Danbury farm

Anderson bought her beloved farm in Danbury, CT, with her husband, Orpheus Fisher.

Marian Anderson overcame discrimination with Danbury farm

Video thumbnail: American Masters How racism affected Marian Anderson's vocal classification

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How racism affected Marian Anderson's vocal classification

Though Marian Anderson could sing both high and low notes, she was billed as a contralto.

How racism affected Marian Anderson's vocal classification

Video thumbnail: American Masters Denyce Graves and others discuss Marian Anderson's legacy

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Denyce Graves and others discuss Marian Anderson's legacy

Celebrate Marian Anderson in this event with Denyce Graves, George Shirley and others.

Denyce Graves and others discuss Marian Anderson's legacy

Video thumbnail: American Masters Rennie Harris on the power of the choreographer

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Rennie Harris on the power of the choreographer

Rennie Harris describes how choreographers are responsible for their dancers.

Rennie Harris on the power of the choreographer

Video thumbnail: American Masters Choreographer Rennie Harris on channeling Ailey

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Choreographer Rennie Harris on channeling Ailey

Rennie Harris choreographed a piece about Ailey for the 60th anniversary of the company.

Choreographer Rennie Harris on channeling Ailey

Video thumbnail: American Masters Bill T. Jones remembers the first time he met Alvin Ailey

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Bill T. Jones remembers the first time he met Alvin Ailey

"I was lonely for colleagues who were people of color," said Jones upon meeting Ailey.

Bill T. Jones remembers the first time he met Alvin Ailey

Video thumbnail: American Masters Alvin Ailey on Chauncey Green, the friend who saved his life

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Alvin Ailey on Chauncey Green, the friend who saved his life

Ailey describes his "blood memories" and an impactful friendship.

Alvin Ailey on Chauncey Green, the friend who saved his life

Video thumbnail: American Masters Ailey's "Revelations" draws on African American spirituals

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Ailey's "Revelations" draws on African American spirituals

Ailey's "Revelations" performance depicted the "Black experience."

Ailey's "Revelations" draws on African American spirituals

Video thumbnail: American Masters Ailey dancers reflect on company's scrappy beginnings

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Ailey dancers reflect on company's scrappy beginnings

Former Ailey dancers recall how Alvin Ailey worked hard to raise money for the company.

Ailey dancers reflect on company's scrappy beginnings

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Ailey

The story of a visionary artist who found salvation through dance.

Ailey