• American Masters -- Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive
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    S31 E8: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive
    Best known for his Gothic horror tales and narrative poem “The Raven,” ...
    Best known for his Gothic horror tales and narrative poem “The Raven,” Poe’s stories are the basis of countless films and TV episodes, and have inspired even more, as has his name and image. ...
    Air Date 10/30/2017
    1:24:03
  • American Masters -- Tyrus
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    S31 E7: Tyrus
    Until his death at the age of 106, Tyrus Wong was America’s oldest living ...
    Until his death at the age of 106, Tyrus Wong was America’s oldest living Chinese American artist and one of the last remaining artists from the golden age of Disney animation. The quiet beauty of ...
    Air Date 9/8/2017
    1:23:11
  • American Masters -- Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny
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    S31 E6: Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny
    Slacker. Indie filmmaker. Oscar nominee. Writer, director, producer, actor ...
    Slacker. Indie filmmaker. Oscar nominee. Writer, director, producer, actor Richard Linklater is all these things and more, a poster boy for the fiercely independent style of filmmaking that emerged ...
    Air Date 9/1/2017
    1:23:32
  • American Masters -- Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft
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    S31 E5: Jacques Pépin: The Art of Craft
    Jacques Pépin’s story is a tale even his legions of devoted fans may not be ...
    Jacques Pépin’s story is a tale even his legions of devoted fans may not be familiar with. Today he is known as a kitchen supernova, but in telling his own story in this documentary profile, he ...
    Air Date 5/26/2017
    0:53:10
  • American Masters -- James Beard: America's First Foodie
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    S31 E4: James Beard: America's First Foodie
    Today’s American food movement can be traced back to one man: cookbook author, ...
    Today’s American food movement can be traced back to one man: cookbook author, journalist, television celebrity and teacher James Beard.
    Air Date 5/19/2017
    0:53:11
  • American Masters -- Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
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    S31 E2: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
    Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American ...
    Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou led a prolific life. She inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that ...
    Air Date 2/21/2017
    1:53:02
  • American Masters -- By Sidney Lumet
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    S31 E1: By Sidney Lumet
    Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet made 44 films in 50 years, earning ...
    Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet made 44 films in 50 years, earning the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievement after four Oscar nominations. Considered a quintessential New York ...
    Air Date 1/3/2017
    1:46:15
  • American Masters -- Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future
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    S30 E9: Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future
    Best known for designing National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic ...
    Best known for designing National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center, Saarinen also designed New York’s TWA Flight Center at John F. ...
    Air Date 12/27/2016
    0:53:55
  • American Masters -- Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
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    S30 E8: Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
    With unprecedented access to Lear, his work and his massive personal archives, ...
    With unprecedented access to Lear, his work and his massive personal archives, American Masters — Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You combines stories from his turbulent childhood and early ...
    Air Date 10/25/2016
    1:24:03
  • American Masters -- Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl
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    S30 E5: Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl
    Inducted into more music Halls of Fame than any female singer to date, Loretta ...
    Inducted into more music Halls of Fame than any female singer to date, Loretta Lynn has earned four Grammy Awards, Kennedy Center Honors and a Presidential Medal of Freedom, and sold more than 45 ...
    Air Date 3/4/2016
    1:53:14
  • American Masters -- Fats Domino and The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll
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    S30 E4: Fats Domino and The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll
    One of the most popular rockers of the 1950s and early 60s, Fats Domino and his ...
    One of the most popular rockers of the 1950s and early 60s, Fats Domino and his record sales were rivaled then only by Elvis Presley. With his boogie-woogie piano playing rooted in blues, rhythm & ...
    Air Date 2/26/2016
    0:53:13
  • American Masters -- Carole King: Natural Woman
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    S30 E3: Carole King: Natural Woman
    King tells her story in the new documentary American Masters – Carole King: ...
    King tells her story in the new documentary American Masters – Carole King: Natural Woman that weaves previously unseen and rare performances and home movies with a new, exclusive interview with ...
    Air Date 2/19/2016
    0:53:11
  • American Masters -- Mel Brooks: Make a Noise
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    S27 E3: Mel Brooks: Make a Noise
    After 60 years in show business, Mel Brooks has earned more major awards than ...
    After 60 years in show business, Mel Brooks has earned more major awards than any other living entertainer; he is one of 14 EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) winners. Yet, the comedy giant has ...
    Air Date 5/20/2013
    1:22:41
  • American Masters -- Philip Roth: Unmasked
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    S27 E2: Philip Roth: Unmasked
    American Masters explores the life and career of Pulitzer Prize- and National ...
    American Masters explores the life and career of Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning novelist Philip Roth, often referred to as the greatest living American writer. Reclusive and ...
    Air Date 3/29/2013
    1:23:11
  • American Masters -- Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel
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    S26 E3: Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel
    Margaret Mitchell was no ordinary writer. The one book she published in her ...
    Margaret Mitchell was no ordinary writer. The one book she published in her lifetime - Gone With the Wind - sold millions of copies during the Great Depression in America and won the Pulitzer Prize in ...
    Air Date 4/1/2012
    0:54:53
  • American Masters -- Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'
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    S23 E8: Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind 'Little Women'
    Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind ‘Little Women’ is the first film ...
    Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind ‘Little Women’ is the first film biography about the celebrated author and reveals a remarkable woman, ahead of her time, who was much more than a writer of ...
    Air Date 12/15/2009
    1:23:09
  • American Masters -- Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution
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    S17 E4: Alice Waters and Her Delicious Revolution
    Every great cook secretly believes in the power of food. Alice Waters just ...
    Every great cook secretly believes in the power of food. Alice Waters just believes this more than anybody else. She is certain that we are what we eat, and she has made it her mission in life to make ...
    Air Date 3/19/2003
    0:53:30