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Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Tuna Tartare

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Jacques Pépin Makes Tuna Tartare

Pépin serves his tuna tartare with onions, scallions and a garnish of bread and cucumbers.

Jacques Pépin Makes Tuna Tartare

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Sautéed Cod with Mushrooms

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Jacques Pépin Makes Sautéed Cod with Mushrooms

Pépin serves cod with a garnish of vegetables including mushrooms, radishes and olives.

Jacques Pépin Makes Sautéed Cod with Mushrooms

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Baked Salmon with Sautéed Endive

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Jacques Pépin Makes Baked Salmon with Sautéed Endive

Pépin shares his method for a simple baked salmon served with caramelized endive.

Jacques Pépin Makes Baked Salmon with Sautéed Endive

Video thumbnail: American Masters Martin Scorsese on the films of John Ford

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Martin Scorsese on the films of John Ford

Martin Scorsese discusses how John Ford's films have impacted his career.

Martin Scorsese on the films of John Ford

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Pork Roast with Ratatouille

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Jacques Pépin Makes Pork Roast with Ratatouille

Pépin slow roasts this dish for a tender and juicy pork.

Jacques Pépin Makes Pork Roast with Ratatouille

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Pasta Fagioli

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Jacques Pépin Makes Pasta Fagioli

Pasta fagioli, or "pasta and beans," is a filling dish with pantry friendly ingredients.

Jacques Pépin Makes Pasta Fagioli

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Pasta Primavera

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Jacques Pépin Makes Pasta Primavera

This versatile pasta recipe can be made with any seasonal vegetables.

Jacques Pépin Makes Pasta Primavera

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

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Jacques Pépin Makes Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

In the summer, Pépin likes to use fresh basil from his garden to make this pesto recipe.

Jacques Pépin Makes Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Prepares Blueberries with Lemon and Mint

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Jacques Pépin Prepares Blueberries with Lemon and Mint

Another take on blueberries, lemon and mint from Jacques Pépin.

Jacques Pépin Prepares Blueberries with Lemon and Mint

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Lemon Posset for Dessert

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Jacques Pépin Makes Lemon Posset for Dessert

This lemon posset is one of Jacques Pépin's simplest recipes.

Jacques Pépin Makes Lemon Posset for Dessert

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Ice Cream French Toast

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Jacques Pépin Makes Ice Cream French Toast

Jacques Pépin adapted this recipe from his time as a breakfast cook in Paris.

Jacques Pépin Makes Ice Cream French Toast

Video thumbnail: American Masters How Harry Belafonte embraced Black culture in music

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How Harry Belafonte embraced Black culture in music

Harry Belafonte speaks about Paul Robeson and Black culture in music.

How Harry Belafonte embraced Black culture in music

Video thumbnail: American Masters Tracey Ullman on Mel Brooks' intrinsically American comedy

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Tracey Ullman on Mel Brooks' intrinsically American comedy

Tracey Ullman discusses the joys of working with Mel Brooks.

Tracey Ullman on Mel Brooks' intrinsically American comedy

Video thumbnail: American Masters Baayork Lee on becoming a Broadway star at age 5

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Baayork Lee on becoming a Broadway star at age 5

Baayork Lee discusses starring on Broadway at age 5 and working with Richard Rodgers.

Baayork Lee on becoming a Broadway star at age 5

Video thumbnail: American Masters I. M. Pei on sculpture

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I. M. Pei on sculpture

I. M. Pei shares his thoughts on the relationship between sculpture and scale.

I. M. Pei on sculpture

Video thumbnail: American Masters Gloria Steinem on the legacy of Marilyn Monroe

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Gloria Steinem on the legacy of Marilyn Monroe

Gloria Steinem talks about Marilyn Monroe in relation to the women's movement.

Gloria Steinem on the legacy of Marilyn Monroe

Video thumbnail: American Masters Laura Linney on mastering acting at Juilliard

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Laura Linney on mastering acting at Juilliard

Laura Linney discusses her time at Juilliard and how it helped shape her as an actor.

Laura Linney on mastering acting at Juilliard

Video thumbnail: American Masters Patti Smith on Lou Reed and rock and roll

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Patti Smith on Lou Reed and rock and roll

Patti Smith shares her thoughts on Lou Reed and the 70s rock and roll scene.

Patti Smith on Lou Reed and rock and roll

Video thumbnail: American Masters Dionne Warwick on Lena Horne and her musical influences

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Dionne Warwick on Lena Horne and her musical influences

Dionne Warwick discusses Lena Horne and her other musical influences.

Dionne Warwick on Lena Horne and her musical influences

Video thumbnail: American Masters Herbie Hancock on jazz and Quincy Jones' influence

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Herbie Hancock on jazz and Quincy Jones' influence

Herbie Hancock discusses the producer's career and influence in the music industry.

Herbie Hancock on jazz and Quincy Jones' influence

Video thumbnail: American Masters Gloria Naylor on the American dream

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Gloria Naylor on the American dream

Gloria Naylor speaks about the American dream and Nella Larsen's "Passing."

Gloria Naylor on the American dream

Video thumbnail: American Masters Betty White talks about funny women in comedy history

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Betty White talks about funny women in comedy history

Betty White talks about funny women in comedy history like Carol Burnett and Lucille Ball.

Betty White talks about funny women in comedy history

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Tomato Toasts

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Jacques Pépin Makes Tomato Toasts

This recipe for tomato toasts with olives is inspired by Pépin's time in Spain.

Jacques Pépin Makes Tomato Toasts

Video thumbnail: American Masters Jacques Pépin Makes Quiche Lorraine

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Jacques Pépin Makes Quiche Lorraine

Pépin's recipe for quiche Lorraine is inspired by his mother.

Jacques Pépin Makes Quiche Lorraine