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American Masters Programs

American Masters | Mel Brooks: Make a Noise

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Watch Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 9pm | Laugh along as comedy giant Mel Brooks shares stories about his personal life and career.

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American Masters | Tanaquil Le Clercq Afternoon of a Faun

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Watch Friday, June 20, 2014 at 10pm | Survey the career of a ballerina who inspired Balanchine and Robbins before she succumbed to polio.

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American Masters | Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character

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Watch Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 1pm | Salute the entertainer who was a one-woman army of comedic characters: Carol Burnett.

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American Masters | Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

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Watch Friday, May 16, 2014 at 9pm | Explore the tall-tale life of participatory journalist and Paris Review co-founder George Plimpton.

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American Masters | Judy Garland, By Myself

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Watch Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2:30pm | Watch as Judy Garland gets center stage all to herself.

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American Masters | A Fierce Green Fire

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Watch Friday, August 22, 2014 at 9pm on WORLD | Experience the battle for a living planet in this exploration of the environmental movement.

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American Masters | Pete Seeger: The Power of Song

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Watch Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 9pm & Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 4pm | Pete provides perspectives on everything from songwriting and the music business to social activism.

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American Masters | Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'

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Watch Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 9pm & Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 11pm | Experience guitarist Hendrix’s life and music through never-before-seen performances and interviews.

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American Masters | Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

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Watch Friday, February 7, 2014 at 9pm | Examine the dramatic life of writer/activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple.

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American Masters | Salinger

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Watch Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 9pm | Discover J.D. Salinger’s childhood, painstaking work methods, marriages, private world and secrets.

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Masterpiece | Death Comes to Pemberley Preview

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