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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.

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Monday, Mar 7, 2011 - 8:30 PM    "Troubadours: Carole King/James Taylor & The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter" In the wake of the turbulent 1960s, a new style of song and songwriter rose to prominence with a style marked by vulnerable introspection and raw, naked emotions. Backed by acoustic guitar or piano, these new voices gathered at the Troubadour, the West Hollywood club that nurtured this community of emerging artists. This performance documentary interweaves the story of the club that cemented their musical legacy with a firsthand account of the genesis of the singer-songwriter movement, centering on the collaboration of Carole King and James Taylor. King started playing piano in Taylor's band, creating a bond they continue to share. It is through them and their voices that the documentary chronicles the musicians who played before, after and alongside them. G
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Monday, Mar 7, 2011 - 8:30 PM "Troubadours: Carole King/James Taylor & The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Apr 18, 2011 - 9:00 PM "John Muir in the New World" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Jun 1, 2011 - 7:00 PM "James Levine: America's Maestro" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Sep 16, 2011 - 9:00 PM "A Letter to Elia" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Dec 19, 2011 - 10:00 PM "Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 30, 2011 - 9:00 PM "Troubadours: Carole King/James Taylor & The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Jan 23, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Feb 27, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Cab Calloway: Sketches" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Apr 2, 2012 - 9:00 PM "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Apr 2, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Harper Lee: Hey Boo" (IDAHO)
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