09/17/2014 10:18 am ET Updated Sep 17, 2014

The Boomer List: A Game-Changing Generation

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Say what you will about boomers and their constant navel-gazing, but there’s no mistaking the power of their influence on American culture. “So much about how we live today is a product of this generation,” says filmmaker-photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, who gets into the hearts and minds of some of the generation’s key players in a new PBS American Masters documentary, The Boomer List.

Greenfield-Sanders, who has chronicled the contributions of noted Americans in The Black List, The Latino List and The Out List, turns his camera on 19 personalities — one born each year of the baby boom, from 1946 to 1964.

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