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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, Jan 23, 2012 - 10:00 PM    "Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune" One of the most politically active singer-songwriters to emerge in the 1960s anti-Vietnam War era, Phil Ochs was inspired by Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, but also by Elvis Presley and John Wayne. Ochs was vocal and visible, at political rallies, the Newport Folk Festival, and the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. His protest lyrics - witty, topical, insightful and slightly haunting - are inseparable from those times. G
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Monday, Jan 23, 2012 - 10:00 PM "Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune" (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: American Masters" (IDAHO)
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Sunday, Apr 8, 2012 - 1:00 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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