American Masters, Thirteen/WNET’s award-winning biography series which celebrates arts and culture, has produced an exceptional library of 180 titles, bringing unique originality and perspective to exploring the lives and illuminating the creative journeys of our most enduring writers, musicians, visual and performing artists, dramatists and filmmakers – those who have “left an indelible impression on our cultural landscape.” Balancing a broad cast of characters and artistic approaches, while preserving historical authenticity and intellectual integrity, these portraits reveal the style and substance of each subject.
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The Day Carl Sandburg Died
Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes
Inventing David Geffen
The Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
Johnny Carson: King of Late Night
Judy Garland: By Myself
Marilyn Monroe: Still Life
Woody Guthrie: Ain't Got No Home