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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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Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 6:00 AM    "Hollywood Chinese" From the first Chinese-American film in 1916 to Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain, this production examines the contributions and portrayals of Chinese people in the industry. Often humorous, sometimes maddening but inspiring, film clips and storytellers - Wayne Wang, Joan Chen, Nancy Kwan, Amy Tan - weave a rich tapestry and complex history. G
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Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 6:00 AM "Hollywood Chinese" (WORLD)
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Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 12:00 PM "Hollywood Chinese" (WORLD)
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Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 7:00 PM "Hollywood Chinese" (WORLD)
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Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 12:00 AM "Hollywood Chinese" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 - 5:00 AM "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 - 11:00 AM "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 - 6:00 AM "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 - 12:00 PM "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Sep 29, 2012 - 7:00 PM "The Day Carl Sandburg Died" (WORLD)
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