Fire in Paradise

A year after the devastating Camp Fire, FRONTLINE examines who’s to blame and why it was so catastrophic. With accounts from survivors and first responders, the documentary tells the inside story of the most destructive fire in California’s history, its…

THE FIRST EDITION: ON TOUR WITH KENNY ROGERS IN 1971

A PBS special filmed in early 1971 during a date in South Carolina. Goes backstage, shows rehearsals, and has in depth interviews with all of the group. Some of this was reused in “Kenny Rogers: The Journey.”

Guy Clark Sings ‘L.A. Freeway’ on Austin City Limits

The late, great Guy Clark, backed by other stellar songwriters here, sings his classic tune on Austin City Limits, a long-running concert series broadcast on PBS. (Source: Austin City Limits TV)

‘Last Days of Vietnam’: Relevant Subject But Numbingly Told

By Gregory Crofton Sometimes a movie comes out that isn’t professionally criticized. There are too many reasons for mainstream America to like it, so critics defer to the red-white-and-blue herd. Or maybe it’s directed by a Kennedy. “Last Days of…

‘JIMI HENDRIX – HEAR MY TRAIN A COMIN”: Heart-Warming Doc About Guitar Legend Glosses Over Death

By Gregory Crofton Watched the PBS American Masters documentary about Jimi Hendrix, a man so consumed with playing guitar he was hardly ever without one. “Jimi used to get up in the morning and put a guitar on before he…

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