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    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Ric Burns

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Ric Burns

    In 1999, filmmaker Ric Burns created the epic “New York: A Documentary" with THIRTEEN.

    Ric Burns

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Bebe  Neuwirth

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Bebe Neuwirth

    Award-winning Bebe Neuwirth has performed many times on THIRTEEN’s “Great Performances.”

    Bebe Neuwirth

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Chita Rivera

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Chita Rivera

    In 2000, musical theater star Chita Rivera appeared in THIRTEEN’s “My Favorite Broadway."

    Chita Rivera

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Perry Miller Adato

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Perry Miller Adato

    Perry Miller Adato has directed numerous award-winning documentaries for THIRTEEN.

    Perry Miller Adato

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Beth Hoppe

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Beth Hoppe

    In 2002, Beth Hoppe created THIRTEEN’s iconic documentary history series “Frontier House."

    Beth Hoppe

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Judith Jamison

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Judith Jamison

    In 1974, THIRTEEN showcased choreographer Alvin Ailey and dancer Judith Jamison.

    Judith Jamison

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Joan Konner

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Joan Konner

    Joan Konner served as senior executive producer for national public affairs at THIRTEEN.

    Joan Konner

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen James Earl Jones

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    James Earl Jones

    Actor James Earl Jones starred in THIRTEEN’s “King Lear” at Central Park in 1974.

    James Earl Jones

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Sam Pollard

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Sam Pollard

    Filmmaker Sam Pollard has created countless award-winning shows for THIRTEEN.

    Sam Pollard

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Jeff Folmsbee

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Jeff Folmsbee

    Jeff Folmsbee spearheaded art programs “City Arts” and “EGG: The Arts Show” at THIRTEEN.

    Jeff Folmsbee

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Fred Kaufman

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Fred Kaufman

    Fred Kaufman joined “Nature” in the early 80s and is now its executive producer.

    Fred Kaufman

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    Journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault joined “The MacNeil/Lehrer Report” in 1977.

    Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Savion Glover

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Savion Glover

    In 1989, Savion Glover appeared in THIRTEEN's “Gregory Hines' Tap Dance in America.”

    Savion Glover

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Lin Manuel Miranda

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Lin Manuel Miranda

    THIRTEEN showcased Lin Manuel Miranda’s musical sensation “In the Heights” in 2009.

    Lin Manuel Miranda

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Lindsay Law

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Lindsay Law

    Lindsay Law created over 40 dramatic films for THIRTEEN’s “American Playhouse.”

    Lindsay Law

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Sandra Sheppard

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Sandra Sheppard

    Sandra Sheppard created the groundbreaking and popular show “Cyberchase” in 2002.

    Sandra Sheppard

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Jon Alpert

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Jon Alpert

    Filmmaker Jon Alpert started out in the '70s on THIRTEEN’s creative workshop “The TV Lab."

    Jon Alpert

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Spike Lee and Ang Lee Film Debuts on Independent Focus

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Spike Lee and Ang Lee Film Debuts on Independent Focus

    THIRTEEN's 'Independent Focus' was a champion for independent filmmakers.

    Spike Lee and Ang Lee Film Debuts on Independent Focus

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen First Episode of NATURE on PBS

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    First Episode of NATURE on PBS

    NATURE with George Page premiered in 1982 with 'The Flight of The Condor.'

    First Episode of NATURE on PBS

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen An American Family

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    An American Family

    In the early 1970s, THIRTEEN documented a family in the cinéma vérité style.

    An American Family

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen The '70s: Bold and Fearless | The TV Lab

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    The '70s: Bold and Fearless | The TV Lab

    Pioneers of THIRTEEN's "The '70s: Bold and Fearless" premieres January 31 at 9 PM.

    The '70s: Bold and Fearless | The TV Lab

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Pioneering Rock

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Pioneering Rock

    "Welcome to the Fillmore East" featured Van Morrison, The Byrds, and The Allman Brothers.

    Pioneering Rock

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen The Great American Dream Machine

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    The Great American Dream Machine

    THIRTEEN's 1970's "The Great American Dream Machine" was an irreverent variety show.

    The Great American Dream Machine

    Video thumbnail: Pioneers of Thirteen Making SOUL!

    Pioneers of Thirteen

    Making SOUL!

    The origins of the THIRTEEN show variety show devoted to African-American culture.

    Making SOUL!