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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, Sep 24, 2012 - 10:00 PM    "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" A spokesman on behalf of the American people, Sandburg drew from his own life as the basis for his free-verse poetry. A successful writer and three-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, his books include biographies (most notably of Abraham Lincoln), children's stories and novels. Also known as an entertainer, his legacy fades after his death in 1967. This film examines the life, work and controversies surrounding Sandburg, and the recent resurgence of interest in him. G
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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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Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 - 8:00 PM "Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character" (IDAHO)
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Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 - 3:00 AM "Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character" (IDAHO)
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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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