AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.
From his roots as an activist and poet to his indelible mark on Broadway, this program captures the legacy of the man some call America's Shakespeare.
Discover the story of Althea Gibson, who emerged as the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world of the 1950s.
Discover the life and work of Mexican-American photographer Pedro E.
Discover the Pulitzer Prize-winning author behind "Gone With the Wind.
Explore the mysterious life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird.
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