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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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Friday, Feb 22, 2013 - 10:00 PM    "Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll" The Southern-born, Chicago-raised and New York-made African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso introduces the spiritual passion of her gospel music into the secular world of rock 'n' roll during the 1940s-1960s. With her newly electrified guitar, she influences black musicians, including Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Isaac Hayes and Etta James, and also white performers such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. G
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Friday, Jun 14, 2013 - 9:00 PM "Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jul 12, 2013 - 10:00 PM "A Letter to Elia" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 - 8:30 PM "Billie Jean King" (IDAHO)
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