New York public television station THIRTEEN’s American Masters arts/culture biography series is rebroadcasting its 2008 documentary Pete Seeger: The Power Of Song, beginning this evening at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on PBS stations nationwide, with times and dates varying according to individual station schedules.
The 90-minute film will also stream online at pbs.org/americanmasters beginning today.
The first authorized film biography of Seeger, Pete Seeger: The Power Of Song was directed by Jim Brown and recounts the extraordinary life of the legendary folk singer-songwriter and activist, who died Monday at 94. It features 30 Seeger recordings, and in addition to archival Seeger material, includes interviews with Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Bruce Springsteen, the Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines, Tom Paxton and Arlo Guthrie.
Exclusive film clips and video interviews, along with a Pete Seeger career timeline and the American Masters series' "Rest in Peace Pete Seeger" Spotify playlist, are also available at the PBS/American Masters website.
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