Emily Botein

Executive Producer, Content Development and Production

Emily Botein appears in the following:

American Icons: Jimi Hendrix's Star-Spangled Banner

Friday, November 19, 2010

Using a whammy bar and a fuzz box, Hendrix captured the sound of bombs falling overseas and screaming protestors.  “I didn’t think it was unorthodox,” Hendrix said. “I thought it was beautiful.”

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American Icons: Georgia O'Keeffe's Skull Paintings

Friday, November 12, 2010

“The men were all talking about the great American novel, the great American play,...the great American everything,” said Georgia O’Keeffe. “So I thought . . . I’ll make it an American painting.”

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American Icons: The House of Mirth

Friday, October 29, 2010

In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton examined the dangerous compromises facing a woman who wants to set her own destiny, and broke ground for countless writers who followed.

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American Icons: Harley-Davidson

Friday, October 15, 2010

It’s not the fastest motorcycle or the fanciest, but to many Americans, a motorcycle is a Harley-Davidson.

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Samuel Menashe: A Poet's House

Monday, June 12, 2006

New Yorkers are obsessed with housing. Where else do you meet people -- for the first time --and ask, so what do you pay? Samuel Menashe is an 80-year-old poet who has managed to hold on to a little space in SoHo, for nearly his ...


Ten Thousand Pipers in Central Park

Friday, March 29, 2002

New York is bracing for a massive (and noisy) event. On
April 6th, 10,000 bagpipers from all over the world will descend on Central Park for "Tunes of Glory." They're hoping to break the world record for number of bagpipes playing in unison. Brendan Glynn, ...