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American Masters

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, Apr 2, 2012 - 10:00 PM    "Harper Lee: American Masters" This film biography of the author of To Kill a Mockingbird chronicles how the novel came to be written, provides the context and history of the Deep South of the time, and documents the ways the book has changed minds and shaped history. Historians, fellow authors, civil rights leaders and others address the novel's power, influence and popularity. The reclusive author's sister, Alice Finch Lee (then age 99) shares recollections, anecdotes and biographical details. G
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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: American Masters" (IDAHO)
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Sunday, Apr 8, 2012 - 2:00 AM "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Sep 24, 2012 - 10:00 PM "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Woody Guthrie: Ain't Got No Home" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 - 8:00 PM "LENNONYC" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Dec 28, 2012 - 9:00 PM "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 10:00 PM "Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Mar 22, 2013 - 9:00 PM "Joan Baez: How Sweet The Sound" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Mar 29, 2013 - 10:00 PM "Philip Roth: Unmasked" (IDAHO)
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