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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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Sunday, Mar 31, 2013 - 7:00 PM    "Philip Roth: Unmasked" Explore the life of the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning novelist, often referred to as the greatest living American writer. In candid interviews, Philip Roth discusses intimate aspects of his life and art as he has never done before: his unliterary upbringing in Newark, New Jersey, his writing process, the inspiration behind his most famous novels, and the many controversies he stirred throughout his career. With 31 books to his credit, including Goodbye, Columbus; Portnoy's Complaint; Sabbath's Theater; American Pastoral; and The Human Stain, Roth practically invented the genre of factual-fictional autobiography and commands ownership of the Jewish-American novel. D
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Sunday, Mar 31, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Philip Roth: Unmasked" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Mar 31, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Philip Roth: Unmasked" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Jun 16, 2013 - 8:00 PM "Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jun 17, 2013 - 12:30 AM "Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Sep 15, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Billie Jean King" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Sep 15, 2013 - 11:30 PM "Billie Jean King" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 - 5:00 PM "Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 - 9:00 PM "Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth" (PLUS)
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