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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, Sep 16, 2013 - 12:30 AM    "Billie Jean King" The series' first profile of a sports figure commemorates the 40th anniversaries of the Billie Jean King versus Bobby Riggs "The Battle of the Sexes" tennis match and the launch of the Women's Tennis Association. King presents her own story with perspectives from Serena and Venus Williams, Hillary Clinton, Sir Elton John, Marie Sharapova, members of the Virginia Slims Circuit "Original 9," Bobby Riggs' son Larry, family and friends. G
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