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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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Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 - 7:30 AM    "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" For much of the 20th century, Carl Sandburg's name was synonymous with the American experience -- a spokesman on behalf of 'the people. " He became one of the most successful writers in the English language, using his unique life -- from impoverished beginnings on the prairie of Illinois to the halls of Congress to the Ed Sullivan Show -- in his free verse poetry. His was a classic American tale of success -- a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, a biographer -- most notably of Abraham Lincoln -- a journalist, children's storyteller, folk song collector, novelist and autobiographer. D
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Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 - 7:30 AM "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 - 8:30 PM "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Nov 4, 2012 - 1:30 AM "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 7, 2012 - 6:00 AM "LENNONYC" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 7, 2012 - 12:00 PM "LENNONYC" (WORLD)
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Friday, Dec 7, 2012 - 5:00 PM "LENNONYC" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Dec 29, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Dec 29, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Dec 29, 2012 - 8:00 PM "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Dec 30, 2012 - 1:00 AM "Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance" (WORLD)
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