Her celebrated photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, yet few know her story.
Explore the struggles and profound body of work from the woman who created that portrait in tonight’s premiere of Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning at 9/8c on pbsamericanmasters.
See the trailer.

Her celebrated photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, yet few know her story.

Explore the struggles and profound body of work from the woman who created that portrait in tonight’s premiere of Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning at 9/8c on pbsamericanmasters.

See the trailer.

In June, Antiques Roadshow visited Birmingham, Alabama, my home for the last three years. I don’t own a Tiffany lamp or a 19th century Chesterfield sofa. I do, though, have a flatscreen television that’s ancient by consumer electronics standards. So that’s what I brought to be appraised…

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Look how happy she is to get that kiss!
#CCartist Banker White’s The Genius of Marian premieres on PBS on September 8.

"The Genius of Marian is a visually rich, emotionally complex story about one family’s struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer’s disease. After Pam White is diagnosed at age 61 with early-onset Alzheimer’s, life begins to change, slowly but irrevocably, for Pam and everyone around her. Her husband grapples with his role as it evolves from primary partner to primary caregiver. Pam’s adult children find ways to show their love and support while mourning the gradual loss of their mother. Her eldest son, Banker, records their conversations, allowing Pam to share memories of childhood and of her mother, the renowned painter Marian Williams Steele, who had Alzheimer’s herself and died in 2001.”

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Look how happy she is to get that kiss!

#CCartist Banker White’s The Genius of Marian premieres on PBS on September 8.

"The Genius of Marian is a visually rich, emotionally complex story about one family’s struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer’s disease. After Pam White is diagnosed at age 61 with early-onset Alzheimer’s, life begins to change, slowly but irrevocably, for Pam and everyone around her. Her husband grapples with his role as it evolves from primary partner to primary caregiver. Pam’s adult children find ways to show their love and support while mourning the gradual loss of their mother. Her eldest son, Banker, records their conversations, allowing Pam to share memories of childhood and of her mother, the renowned painter Marian Williams Steele, who had Alzheimer’s herself and died in 2001.”

"There’s a sea of humanity…it’s impossible to stop the crowd."

What happened to that “sea of humanity” after they fled South Vietnam? americanexperiencepbs needs YOUR help to collect and preserve stories of immigration and service during the Last Days in Vietnam.

Donate to their First Days Story Project on Indiegogo and help ‪#‎SaveTheirStories‬.